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Biology BSc (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

From genes to behaviour and evolution to ecology, studying Biology at Leeds will provide you with a holistic understanding of the whole topic. Personalise your degree to match your needs as you progress; will you choose to pursue human biology, conservation, immunology, genetic engineering or any one of the other study areas the University of Leeds has to offer?Biology has vital applications in current key global challenges. An ever-growing world population jeopardises the environment whilst pressures on resources threaten endangered species and agricultural production. With your degree you will be at the forefront of providing sustainable solutions.Be part of the revolution in genomics, gene modification and biotechnology currently transforming the world. Equipped with the skills and knowledge of the fundamental biological processes, understand and drive forward science-based solutions to some of the world’s biggest issues.This 3 year BSc can also be converted into an integrated Masters (MBiol) with an optional additional year of specialist training, to study advanced research topics and undertake your own extended research project.**Course highlights:**- Field course options include trips to Scotland, Spain, South Africa and Kenya. Develop practical field-based skills in a wide range of habitats.- Access to visit and conduct research at the University’s state-of-the-art National Pig Centre.- Collaborate on your final year research project with an expert in the field. For example, you could work with Dr Maria Beger on her project 'How can we manage coral reefs threatened by climate change?'.- Build practical experience undertaking modules including practical genetics, parasitology and field course options.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Biological Sciences

Study options

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

Please check with institution

Start date

27 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

Please check with institution

Start date

27 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Typically, A*AA-BBB, depending on your chosen degree course. The university recognises a wide range of international qualifications. Some degrees require prior study of particular subjects, especially within the sciences, engineering and languages. All students must also demonstrate suitable proficiency in the English Language. Students who do not meet the required academic requirements for direct entry may want to consider one of the foundation years options. Please refer to the University’s website.

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

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About University of Leeds

The University of Leeds enjoys a high student satisfaction rate – 3rd in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, 2018).

  • In the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2021
  • #15 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • One of the largest single-site campuses in the UK
  • Diverse campus with over 12,000 international students

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