What do you need to get in?
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 offers78%
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
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Building on our highly-rated Genetics degree and our close links with Queen Mary’s world-renowned medical school, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, our Medical Genetics programme offers you a unique opportunity to study medically related topics such as tissue biology, human molecular biology and cancer biology within the context of classical, chromosomal, population and molecular genetics. You will learn about the genetic and molecular basis of human health, development and disease, and explore the evolution of diseases within human populations. You will also gain a valuable introduction to medical research, genetic counselling and bioethics.
Co-taught by the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences and Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, our Medical Genetics programme offers you a unique opportunity to study medically-related topics such as tissue biology, human molecular biology and cancer biology within the context of classical, chromosomal, population and molecular genetics. You will learn about the genetic and molecular basis of human health, development and disease, and explore the evolution of diseases within human populations. You will also gain a valuable introduction to medical research, genetic counselling and bioethics. You will have the option of taking an investigative or research project in your final year. For many students, this is the highlight of their time with us, offering an unparalleled opportunity to work alongside established researchers in the field. For a full module breakdown visit the programme page.
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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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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