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BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

152

% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

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Student score
% employed or in further study
Average graduate salary
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
A*AA

A*AA - Please see institution website for subject requirements in each pathway. For any A Level Science subject taken (where assessed separately) a Pass is required in the practical element.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Scottish Advanced Highers
AAA

AAA in Advanced Highers or AA in Advanced Highers plus AAAAB in Highers including relevant science subjects at Advanced level depending on pathway specified. Please see institution website for subject requirements in each pathway.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 152 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

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% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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

Course description

You begin one of 14 three-subject pathways gradually narrowing your studies to specialise in two subjects in your second and third year. During your studies you draw together core concepts of each subject alongside an appreciation of how they relate to science overall culminating in an interdisciplinary project in your final year. Through subject choice and optional modules you pursue a range of topics which match your interests and aptitudes, tailoring your degree to your own strengths and career aspirations. You will enjoy world-class teaching across all subjects, as our academic staff in the sciences work at the cutting-edge of research and teach in an innovative and engaging manner. We strongly believe in the value of putting theoretical understanding into practice whether this is by running modelling scenarios in a computer lab, analysing samples in one of the fully-equipped laboratories or conducting research in the field.

Modules

Archaeology: Environmental archaeology; bioarchaeology; human origins: from forests to 1st farmers. Biological sciences: Cell structure and metabolism; manipulating genes and genomes; biochemistry of disease. Chemistry: Molecular structure and bonding; bioinorganic and metal coordination chemistry; synthesis and spectroscopy. Environmental Science: Global environmental processes; plant science; environmental geoscience. Geography: Introduction to geographic information systems; earth and environmental dynamics; physical landscapes of Britain. Mathematics: Calculus and linear algebra; statistics and probability; mathematical medicine and biology. Physics: Thermal and statistical physics; from newton to Einstein; photons and fundamental particles. Psychology: Neuroscience and behavior; cognitive psychology; social and developmental psychology.

University of Nottingham

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A world-leading University attracting some of the brightest minds from the UK and abroad to study on vibrant campuses here, and internationally. Surrounded by an amazing city, University of Nottingham students have an incredible time making friends and getting the best education. The University is ranked in the top 1% of all universities worldwide.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
35%
65%

Year 1

29%
71%

Year 2

28%
72%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
69%
31%

Year 1

80%
19%
1%

Year 2

62%
35%
3%

Year 3

There is not enough data for this Subject at this Institution.

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