Our Biological Sciences, offered by University of Brighton degree provides extra in-depth study at masters level, enabling you to develop advanced research skills and specialise in subjects that interest you most.
You will learn with a course team who are internationally recognised experts in their field, with research strengths in areas such as zoonotic disease, human physiology, diabetes, disease processes and ecology and conservation.
You will undertake an individual research project and gain practical experience through laboratory classes and fieldwork, allowing you to further develop your skills. Destinations for optional field trips currently include South Africa and Portugal.
You’ll also benefit from access to our specialist facilities, which include an Image Analysis Unit and purpose-built ecology, microbiology, molecular biology and tissue culture labs, as well as the option to undertake a placement year.
Graduating with a masters-level qualification will give you a professional advantage in your chosen career. You will also have the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue biology at PhD level.
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Minimum required score:
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Entry requirements are in the range of A-level ABB–BBC (128–112 UCAS Tariff points) which must include A-level biology, or BTEC Extended Diploma (applied science) DDM–DMM plus A-level biology at grade B.
32 points including a grade 5 in chemistry and biology at Higher level. English at Standard level 5 or Higher level 4, and maths at Standard level 4.
Access to HE Diploma
pass with 60 credits overall. Must include 24 credits at distinction in biology and chemistry. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 30 credits at distinction.
GCSE (minimum grade B or grade 5)at least maths, English language and a science.
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