This flexible course enables you to sample different subject areas before selecting your field of interest. It is therefore ideal if you have a passion for Biological Sciences, but are unsure of which area of study to specialise in. This course gives a sound grounding in biology. It will enable you to specialise in your chosen field of interest for the remainder of the course. After a common first term of study you can choose one of the following pathways and tailor your degree accordingly: Biomedical Sciences Biochemistry and Microbiology Environmental Biology Physiology and Pharmacology. All pathways include a considerable amount of practical work, to develop the skills that bioscience employers value. There is regular field work including two residential field trips on the Environmental Biology pathway, whilst on other pathways you’ll spend time in our professional, high-tech ‘superlab’ facility. • • • • Why study Biological Sciences at Nottingham Trent University?• • • • • We've got satisfied students. We are in the top three Universities in the UK for student satisfaction in Biology and 98% of our students would recommend studying here. • We have inspiring learning environments. You'll learn in some of the best teaching laboratories in the UK. • We provide innovative accredited courses. Our environmental biology pathway is accredited by the Chartered Institutes of Ecology and Environmental Management. • We’re delivering research with impact – Bioscience staff contribute to research activity in a number of areas. NTU has recently been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research – the highest award achievable. • We’re one of the top universities for offering placements. Our courses offer placement opportunities in the UK or abroad, giving you real-life experience employers are looking for, recent placements include NHS, Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation (Greece) and AstraZeneca. • We’ve got an excellent employability record. Over 94% of NTU graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving.