Biology BSc (Hons)

Edge Hill University

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( 4.4) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C100
Exploring the very mysteries of life is the essence of biology. It is at the vanguard of research into global issues such as disease, cloning, feeding growing populations, assessing health risks from foods, and humanity’s impact on our planet. You will study the full range of life, from tiny molecules to entire ecosystems, and gain an appreciation of the issues biological advances present to society. You will also develop your understanding of the scope and limitations of biological knowledge ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
8th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
64th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
56th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
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 - 85 = 15% 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 2022

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
87%
Chemistry
39%
Mathematics
28%
Psychology
25%
General Studies
17%

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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Latest Biology (General) reviews

Biology (General)
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Matthew
17 Feb 22

Biology BSc (Hons)

JUst pretty great overall tbh...
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Emily
17 Feb 22

Biology BSc (Hons)

The facilities and campus are very modern and beautiful. Although the campus is not in the best place, it makes up for...

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How Biology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 28 reviews

5 star 68%
4 star 26%
3 star 3%
2 star 0%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 3,125 reviews

5 star 53%
4 star 35%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Edge Hill University
CUG ranking
64th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Edge Hill University is based on a beautiful, award-winning campus in the thriving Lancashire town of Ormskirk, near Liverpool and Manchester. Since its inception in 1885, the institution has grown and diversified to become Modern University of the Year, driven by its ethos of creating opportunity through knowledge and transforming lives. Investing £300m over the last decade, it has it all. A friendly and diverse student community. Top-class facilities. Award-winning teaching. Unwavering support. It’s a place to live, learn and play, home to everything students need to give them the edge when starting out in the working world. The university is rated highly in several categories at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022 - notably in the Top 10 for accommodation, facilities and student support.

Where you'll study

Edge Hill University

St Helens Road Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Ormskirk  0.4 miles away

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