801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–200 th
Impact Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2HW, United Kingdom

Biological Sciences with Foundation - University of Westminster

A degree in Biological Sciences from Westminster will provide you with the experiences and skills to support you in careers ranging from medicine, education and science, to law and management. The world-class education you will receive offers a flexible way to study the life sciences, and will enable you to tailor your course to best suit your end goals and interests. Biological Sciences at Westminster gives you the chance to grow and develop the lifelong skills sought by employers. The course enables you to focus on molecular science or applied bioscience, or take a route designed specifically toward your own interests. We offer you the chance to explore cutting-edge topics in molecular biology and genetics, microbiology, the urban environment, global challenges, pharmacology, and biological applications. With a passion for scientific enquiry, our modules are research driven. You will have the chance to select a final-year project, giving you experience in the latest methods and developments in medical and scientific research. The course is designed with flexibility at its core, which is reflected in the breadth of education you will receive and in the modern and dynamic approach to teaching and learning. The Biological Sciences BSc has been designed to help you succeed in both scientific and non-science careers. The course is diverse and flexible, giving you the freedom to select modules and target your education towards your chosen career pathway. Alongside an excellent foundation in the biosciences through core modules, you will be able to explore the global challenges facing humanity and the planet – and the biological solutions to help overcome those challenges – through an extensive range of option subjects. The course is specifically designed so that you can follow a molecular science thread, an applied bioscience thread, or construct your own thread through the module choices. Learning and teaching opportunities are a mixture of face-to-face teaching (lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals), independent work, laboratory work and online support activities. The range of assessment methods includes exams, laboratory practicals, essays, blogs, posters and presentations.