What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades BBC. - Two Science subjects from Maths, Chemistry, Physics & Biology
Any Science subject.
minimum of 5 in two higher level science subjects
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers74%
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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As a Biological Sciences student at Westminster, you will benefit from some of the best teaching and facilities available. Our staff and courses are recognised for their excellence in teaching, and our state-of-the-art laboratories were recently completely refurbished as part of a multi-million pound modernisation plan. Our experienced and research-active staff work in close collaboration with bio-industry, the NHS and research institutions within the UK, Europe and the US. In the recent Research Assessment Exercise, a proportion of the research outputs in all subject areas submitted across Life Sciences were judged to be at world-leading and internationally excellent levels. The course is designed with flexibility at its core, which is reflected in the breadth of education you will receive and in the modern and dynamic approach to teaching and learning, underpinned by our belief that learning should be fun, engaging and the best possible value.
Year 1: Cell science; concepts in bioscience; human physiology and anatomy; working in bioscience; plus 1 free choice module. Year 2: Laboratory research methods; plus 5 option modules; plus 1 free choice module. Year 3: Project; plus 5 option modules; plus 1 free choice module.
The University of Westminster is in the heart of London, attracting more than 20,000 students from 150 nation. With the Students' Union based at three central London campuses and a media campus at Harrow, you'll never be short of activities in the big smoke. Did you know UWSU takes hundreds of students to Amsterdam and on a sports tour in Spain every year.
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
What do the numbers say for
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
What are graduates doing after six months?
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