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Biology BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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( 4.1) 1614 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE C100
**Overview**Are you excited by the natural world and want to be on the frontline of tackling issues like fighting disease, protecting endangered species, and combating food and water shortages?This accredited BSc (Hons) Biology degree course gives you the knowledge and skills to support your interest in living things.With it, you can build a career in education, research, scientific journalism or the biotechnology and environmental sectors. Youll also be eligible to apply for Associate ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 13-SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
41st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
53rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
32nd

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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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
92%
Chemistry
41%
Mathematics
31%
Psychology
19%
Geography
14%

Tuition fees

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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
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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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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£16,400 per year
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International Fees
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Latest Biology (General) reviews

Biology (General)
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Elhana
27 Feb 20

Biology BSc (Hons)

Enjoyable. Good course prepared me for post-grad study, no problems with housing etc. to effect my study. Good range...
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Megan
27 Feb 20

Biology BSc (Hons)

It's been a positive experience overall although can feel stressful and isolating at...

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How Biology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 10 reviews

5 star 50%
4 star 40%
3 star 0%
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1 star 10%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,614 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 53%
3 star 14%
2 star 2%
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University of Portsmouth
CompUniGuide ranking
53rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Portsmouth is in the heart of the UK’s only island city. Taking inspiration from the city’s rich heritage as a trading and naval port, the University is dedicated to helping you get ready for your exciting life journey. Portsmouth’s commitment to the student experience has seen it achieve Gold in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. Its record for graduate employment, and for boosting graduate’s salaries, is impressive. Portsmouth offers a wide range of degrees across areas of science, technology, humanities, creative and cultural industries, business and law. All courses reflect the University’s commitment to your future career. There are many opportunities for work experience, placements and volunteering, plus an expert Careers and Employability Service. Strong student support is a major feature of Portsmouth.

Where you'll study

University of Portsmouth

University House Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth
PO1 2UP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Portsmouth & Southsea  0.1 miles away