What will I learn?

Develop your knowledge and research skills in a variety of biological sciences and specialise in areas which interest you the most.Our course provides you with a broad understanding of biological sciences including biomedical sciences, microbiology, animal and marine biology and immunology. The Biological Sciences degree allows tailored learning to your individual interests. There will therefore be some aspects that are similar to the other degree structures, but allowing flexibility.You'll benefit from studying in Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside which is rich in biodiversity, and visit local sites of outstanding natural beauty and special scientific interest.You’ll develop biological skills relevant to your chosen area, such as good laboratory practice, competence in microbiological techniques and field surveying.This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Which department am I in?

School of Applied Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,425.00 (US$ 22,460) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

5 September 2022



Sighthill Campus,

Bankhead Avenue,


Edinburgh, City Of,

EH11 4DE, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You are eligible to apply if you received your High School Graduation Diploma with a GPA of 2.8 or above with one of the following: SAT score of 1000 or higher with a minimum of 500 in each component; ACT score of 24 or higher; 3 related Advanced Placement tests (AP's) with a grade of 4 or higher. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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