Biological Sciences with International Year BSc

University of Birmingham

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UCAS CODE C001
Study Biological Sciences with an International Year BSc at Birmingham and youll learn about animals, plants and microorganisms - their genetic make-up, their cellular structure and how they interact in our natural environment.This Biological Sciences with an International Year BSc degree gives you a solid base in the subject and also gives you the opportunity to specialise in areas such as genetics or zoology. Youll benefit from some of the countrys best facilities and technology, being taught ... 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.
64th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
13th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
21st

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 Years

Biology (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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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
97%
Chemistry
50%
Mathematics
41%
Psychology
31%
Geography
18%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£22,260 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The above mentioned fee is Band 3a (Laboratory) for 20/21 entry. There may be slight increase in 21/22 entry..

International Students
International Fees
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I've had a great time at Birmingham, mainly down to the people. The admin parts are sometimes too...
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07 Jan 19

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It's good just when changes are suggested they aren't too goo with...

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How Biology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 43 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 59%
3 star 13%
2 star 0%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,610 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 55%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Birmingham

Academic and Student Division Birmingham
B15 2TT United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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