Biology MSc

Lancaster University

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Course info

UCAS CODE 1M66
Explore the science of life through our broad range of modules where you can choose topics that both interest and excite you as you discover how they interact with their environment. Undertake Masters-level modules and a research project and gain hands-on experience with our field trips to Spain, Kenya or Scotland.Lancaster University is ranked fourth in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2020, and fifth in the UK for biological sciences in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
18th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
8th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
13th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-21
Full Time
4 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 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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
95%
Chemistry
48%
Mathematics
39%
Psychology
26%
Geography
23%

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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£9,250 per year
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Latest Biology (General) reviews

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Charlotte
21 Nov 19

Biology BSc (Hons)

It’s been great. Met so many people through various opportunities/ societies, working, volunteering. College system is...
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Rosie
20 Nov 19

Biology BSc (Hons)

Loving life in Lancaster - a warm and friendly town and...

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How Biology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 40 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 41%
3 star 7%
2 star 2%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,665 reviews

5 star 39%
4 star 50%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

Lancaster University

Admissions Bailrigg Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4YW United Kingdom Nearest train station: Lancaster  1.7 miles away

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