University of Roehampton Biological Sciences

University of Roehampton Biological Sciences

University of Roehampton Biological Sciences

Why study at Roehampton

  • Set up your career by taking a four year integrated BSc and MSc in Biological Sciences and train at a Master’s level in scientific research.
  • This course will give you the opportunity to attend a field trip in South Africa in your third year.
  • Shape your degree by choosing modules that suit your interests whilst studying the fundamental questions about how and why life exists.
  • You will have the opportunity to study in state-of-the-art laboratories.



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Explore current developments and issues in the biological sciences to gain a strong foundation in a scientific discipline for further study, research or professional development. This four year degree integrates a three-year BSc Biological Sciences degree with a final year of training in Masters-level scientific skills.

Capture the essence of life and living organisms with this fascinating integrated BSc and Msc Biological Sciences degree, exploring the molecular, cellular and organismal biology essential for understanding modern biology. You will develop skills and understanding right across the biological disciplines.

You will study rapidly-developing areas such as biotechnology, which harnesses cellular and bimolecular processes to develop technologies and products to improve our heath, and recombinant DNA technology, which are DNA molecules formed by laboratory methods to create new sequences of DNA. You will also develop your understanding of traditional aspects of animal and plant biology and learn about the diversity and evolution of life.

This course offers you the opportunities to work in our state-of-the-art laboratories, participate in field trips, and conduct your own research projects. We offer exciting modules such as ‘Chemistry of Life’ where you will work in the laboratory to study the structure, evolution and biochemistry of the cell, ‘Human Ecology’ where you will learn the essentials of human diversity and adaptation, or ‘The Brain in Health and Disease’ where you will study the basis of neurobiology and the latest developments in brain research.

Career options

Graduates will develop highly sought after skills, suitable for a variety of careers within the life sciences fields and beyond including bioengineering companies, pharmaceutical industries and environmental consultancies.

The University is currently undertaking a review of the curriculum of this programme to ensure it continues to reflect the latest updates and new developments in the subject area. This will mean that the content and structure of the programme will be different from that described above. Please contact us for more information.

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Undergraduate and Postgraduate

An integrated BSc and MSc in Biological Sciences

Entry tariff

2017 entry: 144 points

Specific entry requirements »

General entry requirements »


Life Sciences


4 years (full-time)

Tuition fees

£9,250 (2017; UK/EU)»

£13,000 (2017; International)»

Cash scholarships and bursaries available»




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Undergraduate open day

Saturday 7 October 2017