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Bioscience

University Centre West Anglia

UCAS Code: C700 | Bachelor of Science - BSc

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

All applicants must have GCSE English and maths at grade C (4 points) or above and science at grade C or above (or equivalent)

UCAS Tariff

88

88 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent level 3 qualification, e.g. Extended Diploma (MMM). Or successful completion of Access to Science and Nursing or FdSc Bioscience (all modules completed with 120 level 4 credits and 120 level 5 credits). Students without the above are considered depending on relevant experience and aptitude.

About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Other options

6.0 years | Part-time | 2022

**This degree course is for people looking to work in the science industry or wanting to pursue a career in teaching or lecturing. Similar to all higher level courses at UcWA, the degree is module based.**

It aims to support students to acquire and demonstrate core knowledge and understanding of the scientific disciplines of bioscience and to acquire and apply skills such as analysis, synthesis, evaluation and application in the context of bioscience.

You will learn through practical examples, demonstrations and active practice in workshop situations, classes, laboratory experimentation, work placements and fieldwork.

Work placement experiences can either be with a student's existing employer or with an organisation participating in the programme. Other skills such as English, maths and IT are developed throughout the course, for example the Biomeasurement module develops maths and IT skills.

Assessment methods

Students are introduced to a range of different forms of assessment and will be in accordance with the learning outcomes and will be both formative (e.g. computer based exercises, non-assessed presentations, class exercises etc) and summative (e.g. unseen and seen examinations, computer-based assessments, essays, practical/field reports, assessed seminar presentations, review and assessment of scientific papers, laboratory skills, project report, work placement report etc). Although employer input is crucial to the success of work-based learning they are not involved directly in the assessment process.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

King's Lynn campus

Department:

Science and Computing

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