Biological Sciences (Genetics) BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

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From human health to food production, genetics impacts many aspects of society. You’ll look at how genetics functions in today’s biosciences, as well as what it takes to work at the forefront of the industry. This degree includes the option to change your specialism in your second year.Genetics covers many aspects of society including human health, forensic science, food production, environmental quality, species conservation, ethics and law. On this course you will learn how genetic ... READ MORE

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3 - 4 Years

Biosciences (Non-Specific)

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A level

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£9,250 per year
Students from England Students from England
£9,250 per year
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
£9,250 per year
Students from Wales Students from Wales
£9,250 per year
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
£9,250 per year
Students from Channel Islands
Students from EU EU Students
£22,600 per year

More info: Year Abroad: £5,650, which is 25% of the full-time tuition fee; Year in Industry: £3,390, which is 15% of the full-time tuition fee.

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University of Leicester
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Established in 1921, the University of Leicester is a highly regarded research-driven institution in the heart of the UK, with a 100-year heritage in delivering top-quality education. The university offers more than 150 different degree programmes across 30 subject areas. Courses are distributed across three academic colleges: College of Life Sciences; College of Science and Engineering; College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 countries worldwide. The University of Leicester has a diverse and inclusive population of around 20,000 students, of which approximately 4,000 are from overseas, representing over 80 countries globally. Students benefit from studying in a contemporary student-friendly city with a thriving cultural scene and one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the UK.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

University Road Leicester
LE1 7RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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