801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
251–300 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Human Biology (with Industrial Placement) - University of Derby

**Human biology is crucial to developments in areas such as medicine, sports science, nutrition and mental health – this course equips you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career at the forefront of those developments.** **KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:** - **RANKINGS:** Biosciences at Derby is ranked number one in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching and feedback, Guardian University Guide 2020. - **ACCREDITATION:** This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, reflecting its high quality. - **NETWORK IN INDUSTRY:** Studying this course with the ‘Industrial Placement Year’ gives you the opportunity to enhance your practical skills by putting theory into practice, network in your industry and stand-out in the graduate job market. The placement year takes place in your third year, once completed, you would return to University to complete your final year studies. - **IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE:** Our course has been designed to provide you with a clear understanding of the human body, drawing upon fundamental principles of bioscience such as anatomy, genetics and physiology. Your studies will address some of the most pressing health concerns facing society today, such as dementia, cancer and obesity. We examine how these affect the body and how diseases can impact an individual’s mental as well as physical wellbeing. - **TAILORED TO YOU:** There are plenty of opportunities to tailor your studies to match your personal interests and career aspirations through our wide selection of optional modules. - **RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:** Our human biology teaching team are active human health researchers - you could apply to help with their research to deepen your understanding of the subject and your career direction. - **REAL WORLD EXPERIENCES:** We’re committed to your professional and career development. Your studies will be enriched by opportunities to visit working laboratories and health care settings which will give you important insights into careers in the health science sector. **WHAT YOU'LL COVER:** - You will study modules ranging from chemistry and molecular biology to anatomy, physiology and genetics. In your final year, you’ll undertake an in-depth research project into a human health theme which matches your interests and career aspirations. **HOW YOU'RE ASSESSED:** - No single assessment style suits everyone, so we take a diverse approach across the different modules. You’re assessed using a range of written assignments (including data analysis, portfolios, and practical reports), computer-based assessments, poster and seminar presentations. **YOUR CAREER:** - Our degree equips you with highly relevant and up-to-date skills that are important for careers in the NHS, health charities, medical research and biomedical industries. It also builds your transferable skills which will be invaluable if you decide to pursue other scientific or analytical roles in areas such as scientific sales, medicine, dentistry and scientific writing. **STUDY OPTIONS:** - This course is also available with a Foundation Year option.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with year in industry
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,DerbyUnited 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250