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Biological Sciences (with a Year in Industry)

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Program Information

School:University of East Anglia
Faculty:Science / Biological Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:Our four-year degree programme follows the structure of the BSc Biological Sciences while giving you the opportunity to spend your third year on an industrial placement across the breadth of biology. You could work in large pharmaceutical companies like GlaxoSmithKline, small biotechnology companies such as Phico Therapeutics, research institutes like the John Innes Centre, educational placements with the Field Studies Council, or conservation placements like those taking place in the Norfolk Broads. Your placement could be in the UK or abroad. Recent students have been to Poland, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands.

A year in industry makes an invaluable addition to your scientific knowledge and skills, increasing your employability and giving you the chance to put your first two years of learning into practice. The course has been granted Advanced Accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology. This is only awarded to degrees that contain a significant research element and that ‘have the potential to educate the life science leaders and innovators of the future’. This endorsement means that this course will not only prepare you for your future career, but also give you the skills to become a pioneer in your field.
URL:Biological Sciences (with a Year in Industry) at University of East Anglia
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $33,771

Tuition fee is converted from £19,400 and is subject to change due to exchange rates.

Careers:Biologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   Biology 

Please refer to each course page for specific A Level and IB requirements.

Students studying for Canadian High School or Secondary School Diplomas, usually completing study in the twelfth grade, will be considered for entry to our undergraduate degree programmes. Most courses will require an overall score of between 70% and 80%.

For some disciplines, a slightly lower average percentage may be considered. Holders of the Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (from Quebec) will also be considered.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 06, 2018

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