What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
At least one Science at Higher Level, plus 4 points in Maths at Higher or Standard Level and 4 points in English at Higher or Standard Level
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers90%
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
Our degree course in Biological Sciences will give you an understanding of the main principles, theories and concepts underlying modern human biosciences and their applications in different situations. The degree is broad based, combining cell, molecular and human biology and physiology plus clinical modules to give you the opportunity to develop your interests in the human biosciences as you progress through the course. Oxford Brookes has an international reputation for outstanding research in the biological and biomedical sciences, and the Oxford area is an increasingly important centre for the bioscience industry.
Year 1: Biology of Cells (double); Chemistry of Cells (double); Exercise Physiology and Nutrition (double); Human Structure and Function (double); Skills for Life Scientists (double). Year 2 and final year: Advanced Topics in Cell Biology; Biochemistry of Cell Function (double); Cellular Pathology; Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology (double); Clinical Physiology; Enterprise Skills for Life Scientists; Evidence Based Medicine and Diagnostics; Haematology and Immunology; Independent Study in Life Sciences; Infection, Immunity and Immunology; Integrated Physiology (double); Medical Physiology; Microbiology; Molecular Biology and Genetics (double); Molecular Biology of Cancer; Molecular Medicine; Project (double); Research Methods for Life Scientists; Science and Humanity; Special Study in Life Sciences; Work Experience.
Set in a historic student city, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK's leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation, as well as strong links with business and industry. Away from your studies, Oxford Brookes Students' Union has an agreement with the people behind O2 Academy venues to provide exclusive student entertainment in Oxford.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?