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Genetics BSc (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

Our BSc Genetics course will enable you to study a discipline of fundamental importance to all branches of modern biology, from evolutionary biology to medicine, extending into practical areas such as biotechnology and agriculture.You will discover the principles of heredity and evolution and learn how we can map genes, and understand their function. You will also consider how the development of multi-cellular organisms can progress from a single cell through regulated courses of gene expression, and learn the detailed mechanisms by which genes can be switched on and off.In addition, you will understand how model organisms, such as the fruit fly and the mouse, are of enormous biomedical importance, and learn how our genetic make-up can predispose us to different diseases.Your first year consists of compulsory units including biochemistry and cell biology, providing a basis for specialisation in your second and third years.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

University Recruitment And Adm,

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Grades ABB to include either Latin or Italian.? Typical Contextual Offer: BBB, including Latin or Italian.You will continue your study of the relevant?language(s)?in which you already have an A-level. If you have not studied?the other Language?before, then you will begin your study of that subject.

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

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