Biology BSc (Hons)

School Of Biosciences

University of Kent

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( 4.1) 1615 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C103
Biology influences our everyday lives, and is at the forefront of social change, for example, the use of genetically-modified organisms, humanity’s effect on the environment, and sustainable energy and food production. Studying Biology, you investigate the structures and functions of living organisms together with how they interact with other systems around them.. The degree programme provides a broad survey of the various biological disciplines, including anthropology, biochemistry, cell and... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
66th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
17th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-20
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, 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
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

Entry requirements
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
88%
Chemistry
58%
Mathematics
36%
Psychology
26%
History
12%

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Latest Biology (General) reviews

Biology (General)
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Alex
10 Dec 18

Good depends how you confront your uni...
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George
10 Dec 18

Biology BSc (Hons)

Course is very interesting, lecturers very...

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How Biology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 23 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 39%
3 star 30%
2 star 4%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,615 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 44%
3 star 19%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
University of Kent
CompUniGuide ranking
44th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Kent is a leading research-intensive university. It has two main campuses in Canterbury and Medway, a part-time study centre in Tonbridge and postgraduate centres in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome. There are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe, and many of the programmes offer dual UK and European qualifications. Kent is consistently ranked as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK, they achieved the 4th highest score for overall satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey. Kent’s academics produce world-leading research and lead the way in many fields of study. They were ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework which confirmed their position as one of the UK's leading research universities.

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry,
Darwin Road
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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