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Show Clearing 2021 courses

Biological Sciences with Foundation BSc (Hons)

University of Reading

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Course info

UCAS CODE C102
This BSc Biological Sciences with Foundation course is ideal for anyone who is passionate about all aspects of biology and can be tailored to match your interests.Are you keen to take our BSc Biological Sciences course but haven’t taken the necessary A level subjects? Our BSc Biological Sciences with Foundation is a four-year programme that includes a year of foundational study and leads directly into the three-year course.Within biomedical subjects you will develop an understanding of human ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
109th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
36th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
47th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-22
Full Time
4 Years

Biology (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Biology (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
98%
Chemistry
36%
Geography
34%
Psychology
29%
Mathematics
27%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£23,700 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£23,700 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
This is the fee you pay if you are an International student. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.

Latest Biology (General) reviews

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Daniel
27 Apr 20

Biological Sciences BSc (Hons)

My uni experience has been good so far. I have had the opportunity to do things that I never imagined that I would be...
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Aysha
27 Jan 20

Biological Sciences BSc (Hons)

Very enjoyable, i like the structure of a timetable and so far have really enjoyed the different lectures. The social...

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How Biology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 31 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 41%
3 star 29%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,740 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 58%
3 star 15%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Reading
CompUniGuide ranking
36th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Reading has a single aim: to make the world a better place for all. By helping to tackle global challenges – from the climate crisis, sustainability, and world hunger, to natural disasters, mental health, and the pandemic – they are working towards everyone’s tomorrow, a mission in which their students are integral. For students who are passionate about delivering a brighter future, for everyone and everything, Reading is a university that’s doing something about it. The university believes that learning goes beyond the transfer of knowledge, and they strive to continually increase their global reach. Their research – 98% of which is rated of international standing in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 – has real-world impact and can directly benefit students’ learning. The discoveries made one day could be heard in lecture theatres the next.

Where you'll study

University of Reading

Room 208 Pepper Lane Reading
Wokingham
RG6 6AH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Basingstoke  0.3 miles away

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