Faculty of Science and Technology - Bournemouth University

Bachelor in Biological Sciences - Grado en Ciencias Biológicas

Faculty of Science and Technology - Bournemouth University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    UK/ROI/Channel Islands: £9,250 per year
    International: £15,250 per year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Grado se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (with Foundation Year option)


Develop biological knowledge and practical skills to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. From genes to ecosystems, explore the fundamentals of life on Earth and how to make positive changes to individuals, societies and global environments.


104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. If you do not meet the entry requirements for the course, you can opt to take a foundation year before progressing on to the full degree. Foundation year: 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you´ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.


Consolidate and progress your core knowledge and understanding of biological chemistry, cell biology, human physiology and evolutionary biology
Develop important practical laboratory and scientific skills that will form the basis of future successes in academic writing and experimental design
Define your pathway though the degree, with options to explore your chosen subjects in greater depth, developing your own project ideas and considering potential career paths. 90% of our graduates are either working or studying 15 months after graduating
Opt to complete a 30-week placement to gain experience and insights for your future career
You’ll develop and complete a defining dissertation project that will highlight your abilities and interests – ending the degree as an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and skilled biological scientist
We often collaborate with professional practitioners so that your work has immediate practical benefits as well as being an inspiring way to learn.


Foundation year
Core units
Academic Study Skills
Applied Sciences
Introduction to Biology
Introduction to Psychology
Mathematics in Science
Foundation Year Project

Year 1
Core units
Biological Research Skills
Cell Biology
Diversity of Life
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Practical Skills in Biology

Year 2
Core units - Semester one
Advanced Skills for Biological Sciences

Core units - Semester two
Evolutionary Biology

Option units
Semester 1 (choose two):
Animal Biology

Semester 2 (choose two):
Advanced Cell Biology
Becoming Human
Behavioural Ecology
Environmental & Societal Challenges
International Field Trip
Introduction to Toxicology

Optional placement year
You may choose to complete an optional minimum 30-week work placement which can be carried out anywhere in the world. The placement year offers a chance to gain experience and make contacts for the future.

Alternatively you can undertake a short five-week placement and complete your course in three years.

Final year
Core unit
Independent Research Project

Option units
Semester 1 (choose two):
Advanced Topics in Genetics
Biological Oceanography
Marine Conservation

Semester 2 (choose two):
Parasitology & Epidemiology
Primate Behavioural Ecology
Topics in Wildlife Conservation

Salidas profesionales

Our graduates work for a range of organisations, including the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, NHS, Sigma Aldrich and the Pacific Islands Conservation Initiative.

90% of our graduates are either working or studying 15 months after graduating .

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