What will I learn?

**About Keele**Set in 600 acres of countryside in North Staffordshire, we have one of the largest and most beautiful campuses in Britain. We’re proud to be No.2 in England for Student Satisfaction with Course (Guardian University League Table, 2020), investing more than £140m in our campus in the last ten years, including £45m new science laboratories. In 2021 we were proud to be awarded Sustainability Institution of the Year at the prestigious Green Gown Awards as part of our mission to become a carbon neutral campus by 2030. We're committed to supporting you to achieve your career goals, and have a dedicated Careers and Employability team who can assist you to navigate your options beyond Keele.**Foundation Year****There are two pathways within the Biology with Foundation Year, these are:****Biology pathway (pathway one, available for September and January intake)**, which provides a preparatory year for students hoping to progress to Biology at Keele as a Single Honours programme or combined with another subject. For more information please visit: https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/biology/#foundation-year**Veterinary Medicine and Surgery pathway (pathway two, available for September intake only)**, provides a preparatory year for students hoping to transfer to the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVetMS) degree at the Harper and Keele Veterinary School. To progress on to this programme from the foundation year, students are required to pass the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery selection event and successfully complete the foundation year at the required threshold grades of 70% in each semester 2 module. Students will need to have the following work experience; 2 weeks in a vets practice and 4 weeks in an animal environment. The selection event takes place during the foundation year. The new Harper & Keele Veterinary School combines the extensive resources of the two universities. The programme is uniquely structured to help students graduate with the required skills to be immediately effective first opinion practitioners in the rapidly changing modern veterinary and animal welfare industries. **Equal consideration deadline for pathway two is 15 October 2021.** For more information, please visit: https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/veterinarymedicineandsurgery/#foundation-year**Start Dates**We offer a September and January entry point onto this course. (Applicant information for January 2022 entry can be found on the 2021/2022 pages.) The closing date for applications to the September 2022 entry point is the 15th January (unless otherwise stipulated) and the closing date for applications for the January 2023 entry point is the 20th December 2022. Please note that the January start point runs in a compressed time-frame (January to July) but without loss of teaching weeks or acceleration of teaching and content delivery. Please ensure that you are viewing the correct UCAS page for the entry point you are interested in. You can switch between the September and January UCAS pages by using the blue 'course options available' button above. We welcome direct applications for the January entry point. Contact our Admissions team to apply now. Telephone: +44 (0)1782 734010 Email: admissions@keele.ac.uk.**Biology BSc (Hons)**Biology at Keele focuses on the amazing world of organisms – from how they’ve evolved to their relationships with the environment and each other. Keele takes a broad approach to biology, examining the diversity of life and its evolution from the geological past. You'll explore a range of biological topics, which may include the complexity of biological processes and mechanisms at molecular, cellular, organismal and ecosystem levels and related phi

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Keele (Central)

Study options

Full time including foundation year (3.5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 19,269) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

3 January 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full time including foundation year (3.5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 19,269) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

4 January 2022

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) (600= A/B; 550=C) OR a combination of SAT Subject Tests/ AP's/ ACT composite score 26 (totalling 3). Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no subtest score below 5.5.

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

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About Keele University

Keele University has risen to 32nd place in the UK and made it into the top ten and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction