Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

The core strands that unite all the various disciplines and sub-disciplines of Biology are: the study and characterization of living organisms and the investigation of the science behind living things. This means most biology courses will have core modules in the first year focusing on subjects such as cell theory and molecular biology, evolution, physiology and adaptation, gene theory, and homeostasis.

Having established some basic understanding of the core principles of biology, you’ll be able to choose an area in which to specialize. Options include: anatomy, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, computational biology, ecology and evolution, environmental biology, forensic biology, genetics, marine biology, microbiology, molecular biosciences, natural science, neurobiology, physiology, zoology and many others.

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Common Degree/Major Names

BEng
Agricultural Engineering
BSc
Agriculture
BSc
Animal Biology
BSc
Aquaculture
BSc
Behavioural Neuroscience
BSc
Bioarchaeology
BSc
Bioinformatics
BSc
Biological Sciences
BSc
Biophysics
BSc/BEng
Biotechnology
BSc
Botany
BSc
Cancer Sciences
BSc
Cardiopulmonary Science
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Useful Skills

Analytical
Attention to Detail
Creativity
Data Manipulation
ICT
Listening
Mathematical
Note Taking
Organisation
Practical (working with your hands)
Problem Solving
Research
Speaking (Verbal Communication)
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This is a great way to help you decide whether this subject area is really something you would want to study at the depth of a degree.

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Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
College of Wooster
USA
Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Undergraduate Only Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
St. John's College
USA
City Island Campus, Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
St. John's is famous for our interdisciplinary, discussion-based Great Books curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted). Students are admitted primarily based on their academic performance and essay responses.
Loughborough University
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
A comprehensive university offering Bachelors, Masters & research degrees across a range of subjects
Selective (25-50% admitted) - We look for students with high academic achievement, motivation & passion for their chosen subject
Duke Kunshan University (DKU)
China with a semester in the United States
City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Unique, new mutli-disciplinary model that results in both a Duke (US) degree and DKU (China) degree.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Amsterdam University College (AUC)
The Netherlands
City Campus, City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Brighton
UK
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
University of Southampton
UK, Malaysia
City Campus, City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We are a research focused institution offering single subject degrees, joint honours, integrated degrees as well as Liberal Arts and Science.
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Purdue University-Main Campus
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Tier one research institution in the U.S. Many opportunities for undergraduate research.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
UWE Bristol
UK
City Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Teaching Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
Less Selective (>75% admitted). Certain courses are more competitive and therefore will be more selective.
University of East Anglia (UEA)
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Bryant University
USA
Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
Business and Arts/Sciences
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) Average GPA 3.4/4.0 and SAT 1220
University of Essex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
Brunel University London
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted) Admissions rate varies by subjects, with Medicine and Healthcare subjects extremely selective
The University of Sheffield
UK
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Researched Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Hong Kong
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated and Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
California State University, Long Beach
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model): Accessible, Practical, Affordable
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Syracuse University
USA
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We offer both liberal arts and pre-professional programs of study, with a flexible curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Rates of admission vary by intended program of study
Minerva University
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Fully active learning in every class. Small, engaging seminar format.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/undergraduate-program/admissions/applicant-qualifications/
UBC - University of British Columbia
Canada
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution (Vancouver) Medium Institution (Okanagan)
We are a comprehensive, research-based institution with flexible study options to suit individual learners’ needs.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland
City Island Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single or Joint honours focus (but with some flexibility in pathways, and opportunities to undertake electives in different disciplines).
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Warwick
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We offer a range of degrees including: Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model) and Thematic degrees
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Queen Mary, University of London
UK, Malta
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Strong research driven world class experience
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Lancaster
UK, Germany, Ghana
Rural Campus, City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We are one of the few universities to offer a major/minor system for the majority of our courses. This means that students will apply for a major subject through UCAS, then upon arrival choose an additional minor subject. Students will then study both of these subjects for their first year.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Westminster
UK
Urban City
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single subject focus
Highly Selective (Media, Fashion, Architecture, Arts), Less Selective
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