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Biological Sciences - BSc (Hons)

Bachelor’s Degree
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Biology is the science of nature, as well as chemistry and physics, and is taught in schools of all levels. This field examines all kinds of living and non-living things, from small things to plants, animals and humans. Subjects under Biology focus on species and groups of organisms and provide in-depth research on their evolution and evolution, origin, actions and distribution around the world. This BSc Biological Sciences degree is a comprehensive course with a variety of topics. In Levels Three and Four you will be able to choose subjects ranging from molecular biology and genomics, to marine and environmental topics. Which means you can choose your courses based on your specific interests. Overall, this biology degree aims to provide a flexible package of practical knowledge and skills in biology. It gives you the opportunity to increase your potential and enjoy a successful career - whether academically, industry or business.

The assessment policy for that course includes a variety of tests. Constructive assessment is designed to provide feedback on performance and is used to inform progress. Continuous assessment during modules and assessments collected at the conclusion of both modules contribute to comprehensive assessment and are used to measure success in a particular learning achievement. Graduates of biology enter the competitive employment market, where practical experience plays a major role. They can get jobs as academics, pharmacists, research scientists or science writers.

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September 2021

3 Years


Edinburgh Campus

September 2022

3 Years


Edinburgh Campus

September 2023

3 Years


Edinburgh Campus

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