BSc Biology (C100)

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UCAS code C100
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees

Fees quoted are for 2018 entry only. Fees for 2019 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2018.

  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £20,300 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 254 overall for Biological Sciences courses

About BSc Biology

A key strength of studying biology at Bristol is exposure to the breadth of biological sciences, from the molecular to the ecological, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of modern biology.

Our biology degree starts broadly and then introduces more choice in years two and three, giving you the freedom to specialise or maintain breadth in your studies depending on your interests. The range of research-oriented and transferable skills you will learn will also enhance your employability as a graduate.

We have outstanding facilities in our brand new state-of-the-art Life Sciences Building, and our lecturers are top researchers in their fields.

View all our Biological Sciences courses

See a list of all Biological Sciences degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.

Typical offer for BSc Biology - applicants must meet one of the following

Standard offer
AAB including AB in two science/mathematics subjects
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBB including two science/mathematics subjects
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6 5 at Higher Level in two science/mathematics subjects
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 5 5 at Higher Level in two science/mathematics subjects
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with 30 credits at Distinction, including 12 credits in each of two sciences, and 15 credits at Merit
BTEC offer DDD in Science plus grade A in A-level Mathematics or Science
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB including two Science/ Maths subjects, and Standard Higher: AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall with 8.5 in science/mathematics subjects*
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

Science/mathematics subjects include Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electronics, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Statistics and Environmental Sciences

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
Standard numeracy requirement (C in GCSE Maths or equivalent) and
Standard literacy requirement (C in GCSE English or equivalent)

Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile E
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How we assess your application

Admissions statements relate to 2018 entry and will be updated for 2019 entry in summer 2018.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application

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