United Kingdom

Coventry University

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB, United Kingdom

Coventry University

Human Biosciences

The course aims to enhance your understanding of how the human body functions in health and disease at the tissue, cell and molecular level, throughout the lifespan. A wide range of human biosciences knowledge is covered, with a choice of subjects at levels two and three, offering you the opportunity to specialise your degree programme. There is also a focus on laboratory and other scientific skills. If you choose this course you can benefit from: •a degree programme recognised by the Royal Society of Biology; •a course on disease, taught by academic staff who are active in research and consultancy, which allows them to bring this expertise into their teaching; •a focus on acquisition of broad human biosciences knowledge and practical expertise that may be useful in your future career; •hands-on experience of a wide range of laboratory techniques such as gene amplification using PCR, gene sequencing, cell culture, flow cytometry, tissue staining, protein detection and bacterial growth, in modern, well-equipped laboratories; •a focus on student-centred teaching in which you can undertake a mini-project and in level two and an independent research project in the final year; •support in applying for long and short placements in laboratory and industrial settings to help you to gain experience; •use of guest lecturers with current experience in pharmaceutical industry, laboratory research and other jobs in science to help you identify potential careers; •the course teams link with a wide range of employers to provide our students with specialist speakers, placements and help to find employment after graduation.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Coventry
  • 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 £11,927
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Coventry
  • 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 £11,927