Biological Sciences (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

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Course info

UCAS CODE C199
If you would love to study Biological Sciences here at Leicester, but your A-level subjects don’t match our entry criteria, or you don’t quite have the entry requirements to get in, this degree is your bridge to making it happen.This Foundation Year programme is aimed at students who wish to study Biological Sciences or Medical Sciences in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Leicester, whose A-level subjects don’t match our entry criteria or who don’t have the necessary entry ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
74th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
42nd

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time Including Foundation Year
4 Years

Biosciences (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 - 94 = 6% 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

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

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£21,515 per year
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More info: Fee mentioned is for 2020/2021 entry. There may be a slight increase in 2021/2022 entry..

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Latest Biology (General) reviews

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Leonardo
18 Nov 19

Biological Sciences BSc (Hons)

Very good, people are friendly and great. Lecturers are down to earth which is nice but it feels like there's something...
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Marikairi
18 Nov 19

Biological Sciences BSc (Hons)

A very good experience so far, not many...

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How Biology (General) students rated:

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University of Leicester
CompUniGuide ranking
38th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Leicester offers more than 150 different degrees across 30 subjects. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 other countries. Ancient History and Archaeology Biology Chemistry Criminology Economics, Finance and Accounting Education Engineering English Literature Film Studies Geography Geosciences History History of Art Informatics Law Management Mathematics Media and Communication Medical Sciences Medicine Midwifery Modern Languages Natural Sciences Nursing Physiotherapy Physics and Astronomy Politics and International Relations Psychology Sociology University of Leicester students on Whatuni say: “Really enjoyed myself, will be sad to leave. I really enjoy my course and the content and the lecturers are all really friendly.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

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

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