401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
=77 th
Young University Rankings 2016
76-100 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Aston Triangle, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7ET, United Kingdom

Biological Sciences - Aston University

Our BSc Biological Sciences course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. It focuses on the study of life, from the simplest organism to the complexity of the human species. Throughout the course you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in an established, yet dynamic, area. Our graduates enter a wide range of professional careers, including research, health, welfare and the biological industries. In addition to scientific positions, some graduates enter general management and personnel work as well as product development and marketing while some continue with postgraduate study. Key course benefits: - Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology which means that the course is certified as containing a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers - Our optional placement year (4 year sandwich course) offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects - Employed Biological Sciences Aston graduates earn £1,600 (7%) more than the UK average one year after graduating (LEO, 2018) - Top 10 in the UK for Research Quality (Biological Sciences, Complete University Guide, 2020) - Top 10 in the UK for Graduate Prospects (Biological Sciences, Complete University Guide, 2020) - 90% of Biology students at Aston were satisfied with the teaching on their course (NSS, 2018).

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,BirminghamUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £18,500