Practical Life Sciences (progression route) BSc

University of Suffolk

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The BSc (Hons) Practical Life Sciences provides a progression route for students completing the FdSc Practical life Sciences (or other relevant foundation degree in biological or laboratory science) wishing to build their skills, knowledge and understanding further to progress into the laboratory science sector. The course contains a balance of the knowledge requirements, along with the practical skill development through a theoretical delivery model, for students to work in the biological ... READ MORE

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31st / 95
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Start date and duration

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Full Time
1 year


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Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
£9,250 per year
Students from England Students from England
£9,250 per year
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
£9,250 per year
Students from Wales Students from Wales
£9,250 per year
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
£9,250 per year
Students from Channel Islands
£14,598 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£14,598 per year
International Students

Latest Life Sciences reviews

Life Sciences
29 Mar 22

In a good location, helps me de-stress. Staff are really friendly and always try to help when possible. An...
19 Mar 22

I feel the overall uni experience is very welcoming, with great facilities. The only con I could think of is that it is...

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How Life Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 44 reviews

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4 star 38%
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Student rating ( 4.2) 756 reviews

5 star 43%
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3 star 14%
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University of Suffolk
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Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Suffolk is a highly regarded institution located on the UK's south east coast, which offers a high-quality curriculum and a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes spanning a variety of subject areas. It is a steadily growing university, home to over 5,000 students who make up a truly international population representing more than 65 countries globally. It supports a dynamic and inclusive academic community, fostering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere between staff and students.

Where you'll study

University of Suffolk

Lowestoft College St Peter's Street Lowestoft
NR32 2NB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Lowestoft  0.4 miles away