Biology BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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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

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 19-SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
49th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
67th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
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 - 95 = 5% 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
£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, April 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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UCAS Tariff
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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

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Students from Other UK
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9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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16,500 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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16,500 per year
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Latest Biology reviews

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13 Mar 22

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How Biology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 33 reviews

5 star 37%
4 star 51%
3 star 9%
2 star 3%
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Student rating ( 4.3) 3,569 reviews

5 star 48%
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3 star 12%
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Northumbria University, Newcastle
CUG ranking
49th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

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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