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University of Leicester

Natural Sciences (Life and Physical Sciences)

UCAS Code: GFC0

Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B-A*,A,A

Must include two science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics. NOTE: If Mathematics has not been studied at A level you will require grade B in Core Maths or at AS level. General Studies is accepted.

Two AS subjects may be considered in place of one A-level. Must be taken alongside two full A-levels in relevant science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics. NOTE: If Mathematics has not been studied at A level you will require grade B in Core Maths or at AS level.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30

Qualification considered. Please contact the admissions team for further information on your eligibility, along with the subject area and module content and your GCSE portfolio. Email mbspadmissions@le.ac.uk

Considered with three A-levels. EPQ must be in a science related subject. A- level subjects to include at least two relevant science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

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to include grade H6 & H5 in at least two science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics and Physics. Minimum of 7 in SL Mathematics if not taken as a HL subject. Minimum of 4 in English Language if not held at IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

Qualification considered. Please contact the admissions team for further information on your eligibility, along with the subject area and module content and your GCSE portfolio. Email mbspadmissions@le.ac.uk

Accepted in place of a third A-level provided at least two relevant science A-level subjects are taken from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics.

UCAS Tariff

136-152

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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

This four-year degree expands on the Natural Sciences BSc to prepare you for high-level entry into relevant professions. It’s also a solid base for pursuing PhD research.

Your degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Leicester will provide you with a truly integrated, research-led programme of study. The course is designed around a core set of interdisciplinary modules delivered using a research-based learning approach. This will enable you to tackle cutting-edge scientific issues and to acquire a sound knowledge across the scientific disciplines.

Modules

You will study fundamental and advanced scientific concepts from the life sciences and the physical sciences in cross-disciplinary contexts where the connections between them are emphasised and explored. In your second, third and fourth years you will have the opportunity to concentrate one of the following specialisms: Chemical Science, Molecular and Cellular Science, Physical Science,
Ecological and Zoological Sciencetabs.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Course location:

University of Leicester

Department:

Natural Sciences

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