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Biological Sciences

Entry requirements


One science subject is required. Examples of science subjects that will be considered include: Physical Education, Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Psychology.

12 x Level 3 credits in Science

Examples of subjects that will be considered include: Applied Science, Forensic Science, Health and Social Care and Sports.

UCAS Tariff

104

One science subject is required. Examples of science subjects that will be considered include: Physical Education, Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Psychology.

About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Other options

4.0 years | Sandwich | 2021

6.0 years | Part-time | 2021

Subject

Others in biosciences

Our Biological Sciences degree provides you with the flexibility to tailor the course to suit you. You can choose from an extensive range of modules or opt to move to one of our specialist degrees:
-Biological Sciences (Genetics and Genomics)
-Biological Sciences (Human Biosciences)
-Biological Sciences (Zoology)

In year 1 you’ll study a diverse range of topics. In years 2 and 3 you can continue with a broad approach or choose a range of modules to become a specialist. In your final year you can join a research group as part of a research project.

Through extensive practical experience you’ll gain the skills employers look for, including:
-laboratory techniques
-data handling
-computing
-report writing
-oral presentations
-teamwork.

The Oxford area is an important centre for the bioscience industry. We are surrounded by world class research centres like the Nuffield and Churchill hospitals. You can access the UK's largest science collection at the Radcliffe Science Library.

Modules

Year 1 modules develop a sound understanding of topics including cell biology, genetics, physiology and biochemistry. Year 2 and final year modules include a broad range of disciplines, investigating, at a deeper level, topics explored in Year 1, and expanding your studies to include systemic physiology, microbiology and pharmacology. All modules will involve you in practical work, supported by excellent facilities and experienced staff. You will have the opportunity to carry out a major final year project alongside members of our research groups. There are also opportunities to study abroad in your second year.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£15,200
per year
International
£15,200
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

At Oxford Brookes, we have always warmly welcomed students from the EU. We deeply value the enormous contributions they make, and we will continue to do all we can to welcome EU students long into the future.

We are therefore delighted to announce that we will be offering scholarships of £4,000 to all EU students who wish to join our degree programmes in the academic year 2021/22. If you meet the criteria, this scholarship will be applied automatically as a discount to your tuition fees across all years of study.

For full details including eligibility criteria, please see our website at https://www.brookes.ac.uk/studying-at-brookes/finance/undergraduate-finance---eu-students/2021-22/financial-help-for-undergraduate-eu-students/

The Uni


Course location:

Oxford Brookes University

Department:

Biological and Medical Sciences

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100%
UK students
0%
International students
36%
Male students
64%
Female students
25%
First year drop out rate

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