United Kingdom

Teesside University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Teesside University

Biological Sciences

Summary: Biology touches all areas of our life, from the microscopic working of our cells to immune evasion strategies of bacteria. This programme is broad in content, drawing on recent technological and theoretical advances in the field. It covers topics ranging from the complexities of the genetic code to ecosystems on land, helping to keep your career options as wide as possible. Course details: This degree emphasises how understanding genetic, cellular, organism, ecological and evolutionary biology can be employed to benefit humankind and improve the environment. We draw on our local biotechnology industry and links with national experts to enhance your learning, ensuring you develop comprehensive knowledge and skills relevant to current industry and employer requirements. Your learning includes extensive development of a range of laboratory techniques, professional and employment skills (which are highly regarded by employers) as well as a thorough understanding of biological principles. This learning culminates in a major research project in the final year, which is often linked to industrially significant applications. According to the National Student Survey 2016, 95% of our BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences students were satisfied overall with their course. After the course: Graduates are sought by a wide range of industries and organisations including food production, pharmaceuticals, environmental agencies, hospitals and government laboratories. Some graduates also go into teaching or do research and development work. According to the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2014-15, 100% of our BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing their course.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Main Site,Middlesbrough