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Main entry requirements
To include A Level Biology Please note: You will also be excepted to achieve a Pass grade in the practical endorsement for any of the following A levels - Biology, Chemistry, Physics - if taken with one of the Awarding Bodies in England.
655 from three HL subjects, to include Biology at HL
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers76%
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
If you want a broad-based degree covering the whole of the biological sciences from human disease to ecology and evolution, this is the programme to choose. In your first year, you will cover subjects including genetics, evolution, physiology and biochemistry. In the second and final years, you can either retain this broad approach or specialise. Those interested in ecology, conservation or animal biology might take advantage of our wide range of field courses – for example, studying large mammals in South Africa or ecological interactions in Croatia – while others might prefer to opt for modules in neuroscience, developmental biology or the molecular basis of disease. Students who want to study a broad range of subjects will enjoy the great flexibility that this programme offers. Our programme gives you the opportunity to gain practical, real-world skills and experience through in-depth laboratory practicals and a range of residential field courses. Our strong emphasis on fieldwork offers students a wide range of opportunities in the UK and abroad, including:
From human disease to ecology and evolution, this is the programme to choose if you want a broad-based degree covering the whole of the biological sciences. In your first year you will cover subjects including genetics, evolution, physiology and biochemistry. In the second and final years, you can either retain this broad approach or specialise. Those interested in ecology, conservation or animal biology might take advantage of our wide range of field courses - for example, studying ecology in South Africa or hunting for dinosaur fossils in Canada - while others might prefer to opt for modules in Neuroscience, developmental Biology or the molecular basis of disease. For a full module breakdown visit the programme page by clicking the link http://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/coursefinder/courses/79995.html#second
With around 21,187 students and 4,000 staff, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in Mile End, we offer one of the largest self-contained residential campuses in London.
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