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Biology BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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( 4.4) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE C100
Are you the kind of person who finds every aspect of the living world fascinating? The kind of person who one minute is marvelling at the machinery of gene expression, and the next minute wondering about the flight of birds? If you are that kind of person, then Biology at Aberystwyth is the degree for you. From proteins to puffins our course covers everything that life has on offer. Aberystwyth is situated amongst hills, wooded valleys, wetlands, sandy and rocky shores and, of course alongside ... 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.
2nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
58th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
37th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
3 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
£18,000
UK Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£18,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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
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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
86%
Chemistry
39%
Geography
26%
Mathematics
24%
Psychology
21%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£15,800 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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How Biology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 100 reviews

5 star 52%
4 star 36%
3 star 6%
2 star 3%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 2,612 reviews

5 star 58%
4 star 33%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Aberystwyth University
CompUniGuide ranking
58th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is located on the beautiful coast of mid Wales, surrounded by breath-taking scenery of rolling hills and sea. The university, part of the local town affectionately known as “Aber”, forms a vibrant cosmopolitan cultural hub. This beautiful town offers some of the most picturesque views in Wales. Whatever your interest, there is plenty to do in Aberystwyth; with beautiful sandy beaches just a stone’s throw away, and the Cambrian Mountains on our doorstep. There’s no beauty quite like the beauty of Aberystwyth. Students love its location and social life, while it’s internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and research.

Where you'll study

Aberystwyth University

Penglais Campus Penglais Road Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberystwyth  0.4 miles away

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