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What will I learn?

MSci Biological Sciences (with Foundation Year) is about the application of biological science to the real world. This master's-level degree is an ideal platform if you’re looking to pursue a research career, develop your communication and presentation skills, or simply delve deeper into the biological sciences.Study in our microbiology or genetics labs. Go on an expedition to Madagascar or a Cuban island. Learn about primate ecology at Bristol Zoo. Discover modern methods and technology, and explore life from the molecular level to the scale of ecosystems. This course offers opportunities to build essential practical experience through placements, internships, fieldwork and residential trips in the UK and abroad. Building on the strengths of our BSc, the fourth year of the course focuses on research and the research process. You’ll apply your academic knowledge to contemporary issues, delve into the areas that most interest you, and expand your career horizons.After qualifying, you can go into graduate-level jobs in a diverse range of organisations. You could pursue careers in biological sciences, working in research and development in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and agrochemical sectors. You could also work in sales, marketing or education, study for a postgraduate qualification or pursue a research career.

Which department am I in?

Department of Applied Sciences

Study options

Full time including foundation year (5 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

11 September 2023

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Full Time (6 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

11 September 2023

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

SATR (SAT I) with a minimum score of 1050 out of 1600. 2 SAT Subject Tests with minimum scores of 550. Students need to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

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

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About Bristol

UWE is based in the heart of Bristol, an exciting student city ranked the number 1 place to live in the UK, and a centre of industry and employment.

  • GBP 300m investment across its campuses in the last six year
  • 36th in the 2022 Guardian league table
  • 90.2 per cent of graduates in work 15 months after graduation
  • Bristol ranked best place to live in UK (Sunday times 2017)

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