BSc (Hons) Biological Science

BSc (Hons) Biological Science

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: June
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £13
Intakes: September
International tuition: £14,925
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

With cutting-edge facilities and a focus on practical skills, the School of Applied Sciences staff, students and researchers tackle global and local issues affecting health, society and the environment. We continually develop our courses to meet the needs of employers and society. Recognition of our forward thinking and problem solving approach includes: - We were ranked the top Scottish modern university for sports science (Guardian League Table 2013 and Times League Table 2013), psychology (Guardian League Table 2013) and sociology (Sunday Times League Table 2013). - Our psychology course achieved 93% student satisfaction in the 2012 National Student Survey. - We are the biomechanics partner for the R&A, the governing body of golf for most of the world. - We joined with public sector bodies to set up a new mountain biking centre at Glentress in the Scottish Borders which acts as a focal point for training, research and support for commercial opportunities in mountain biking.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Students from Russia would generally be required to complete an international foundation programme to be considered for entry to year one of our bachelor courses.

Career opportunities

A Biological Sciences degree gives you a breadth of knowledge applicable to careers ranging from teaching to laboratory research. The flexible nature of this programme is a particularly good preparation for those who are considering a career in school teaching or general biology. You'll be qualified for work in industrial research and development, production, quality control, sales and marketing and consultancy. The emphasis on research in this course equips you with the knowledge and skills required to continue on to postgraduate study, including possible PhD study and a further academic career.

Campus location

Edinburgh , United Kingdom

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