What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
104 UCAS Tariff points including grade C in Biology
104 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma to include relevant BTEC modules and one A-level or equivalent qualification
Including relevant Biology modules
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
This flexible course enables you to sample different subject areas before selecting your field of interest. It is therefore ideal if you have a passion for Biological Sciences, but are unsure of which area of study to specialise in. This course gives a sound grounding in biology. It will enable you to specialise in your chosen field of interest for the remainder of the course. After a common first term of study you can choose one of the following pathways and tailor your degree accordingly: Biomedical Sciences Biochemistry and Microbiology Environmental Biology Physiology and Pharmacology. All pathways include a considerable amount of practical work, to develop the skills that bioscience employers value. There is regular field work including two residential field trips on the Environmental Biology pathway, whilst on other pathways you’ll spend time in our professional, high-tech ‘superlab’ facility. • • • Why study Biological Sciences at Nottingham Trent University? • • • • We've got satisfied students. We are in the top three Universities in the UK for student satisfaction in Biology and 98% of our students would recommend studying here. • We have inspiring learning environments. You'll learn in some of the best teaching laboratories in the UK. • We provide innovative accredited courses. Our environmental biology pathway is accredited by the Chartered Institutes of Ecology and Environmental Management. • We’re delivering research with impact – Bioscience staff contribute to research activity in a number of areas. NTU has recently been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research – the highest award achievable. • We’re one of the top universities for offering placements. Our courses offer placement opportunities in the UK or abroad, giving you real-life experience employers are looking for, recent placements include NHS, Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation (Greece) and AstraZeneca. • We’ve got an excellent employability record. Over 94% of NTU graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving.
We have earned a reputation for outstanding graduate employability, excellent teaching standards, impressive student services, and a diverse but close-knit student community. Our main city site is ideally located in Nottingham's cosmopolitan centre. We can offer you excellent nightlife, a city bursting with culture, a lively students' union and reliable support throughout your studies.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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