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Biology, BSc (Hons), with industry placement

Northumbria University, United Kingdom

 
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Subject ranking

immunology
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5th
infectious diseases
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5th
plant animal science
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5th

Costs

Course feesS$32.2K / year
Entertainment, books
food & rent
S$17K / year
Beer S$6
MacDonalds S$11
Cinema S$14
Coffee S$5
TotalS$49.2K / year

Entry requirements

A Level BBB
Diploma 2.9
International Baccalaureate 31

Scholarships

Northumbria Undergraduate Global Scholarship
£3000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Alumni Discount
20% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Northumbria Postgraduate Global Scholarship
£2000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity

Information

Course
Code
C100(1)
Upcoming
Intakes
Sep 2024
Course
Website (External)
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University
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WHATSAPP
+65 9650 3225
HOTLINE
+65 6333 1300

Duration

4 years
Graduate
2028
About the course

Course summary

The course offers a broad and deep understanding of the scientific principles of the study of living systems and an introduction to the key issues associated with rapid advances in biotechnology, biomedicine and environmental technology.It also offers flexibility as you can opt for a specialist pathway of study after your first year - meaning you can either continue with your BSc Biology degree, or choose to specialise in biotechnology or neurobiology.Whichever pathway you choose, there’ll be opportunities for practical work and the chance to apply your knowledge in real-world situations, which can include a sandwich year work placement, study abroad option or through work-related training in industry. This means the course is ideal for anyone considering a career in biosciences, or as a foundation for further study at postgraduate level.As a graduate, you’ll leave with subject-specific knowledge, practical laboratory skills, research skills and more; enabling you to make informed contributions to the understanding of what underpins life here on earth.

Subject options

This course offers the following subject options:
  • Biotechnology
  • Neurobiology

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


What you will learn

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

A local representative of Northumbria University in Singapore is available online to assist you with enquiries about this course.