Biology BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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( 4.3) 3279 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C100
The course offers a broad and deep understanding of the scientific principles of the study of living systems and an introduction to the key issues associated with rapid advances in biotechnology, biomedicine and environmental technology.It also offers flexibility as you can opt for a specialist pathway of study after your first year - meaning you can either continue with your BSc Biology degree, or choose to specialise in biotechnology or neurobiology.Whichever pathway you choose, there’ll be... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | SEP-19

There might be a part-time course available for this subject, we are waiting for data from our partner UCAS.

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
6th / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
56th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
51st

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-19
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 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
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, March 2019

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
89%
Chemistry
51%
Mathematics
28%
Psychology
23%
General Studies
17%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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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
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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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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
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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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.
£14,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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How Biology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 30 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 56%
3 star 10%
2 star 3%
1 star 0%

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Student rating ( 4.3) 3,279 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 38%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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