This degree programme gives you a thorough grounding in all aspects of biological sciences, allowing you to develop your own interests and tailor your learning to your career aspirations. Throughout the course, you will acquire a wealth of practical skills in state-of-the-art laboratories using the latest equipment. You will also have the opportunity to undertake fieldwork both in the UK and overseas. Areas of study include molecular biology, microbiology, genetics, physiology, plant biology, behaviour, population biology, ecology and biodiversity, and conservation. The Foundation Year provides a route onto the degree for those who do not meet the entry requirements for first year degree but have the ability to study a degree.