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BSc Molecular Biology with a Modern Language at The University of Manchester
BSc Molecular Biology with a Modern Language

Develop your language skills while you study molecular biology to enhance your employability.

BSc Molecular Biology with a Modern Language / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
BSc (Hons)
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA-ABB (including specific subjects)

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

37-32 points overall with 6,6,6 to 6,5,5 at Higher Level including two sciences, normally Biology and Chemistry.

For degrees with French, German, Spanish or Italian, 5 or 6 points in the language must be achieved at Higher Level. For degrees with Mandarin or Japanese, 5 points is required in a foreign language at Standard Level.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

650/4500 (Overall data for biological and biomedical sciences undergraduate courses at Manchester)

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Improve your employability by learning a language while you study molecular biology, including a year-long research placement overseas.
  • Study at a university that is 6th for the biological sciences and 5th for modern languages in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2017).
  • Apply for membership of the Royal Society of Biology at Member (MRSB) level after just two years of practice instead of three thanks to our Advanced Accreditation status.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

We also operate campus tours where a student ambassador will tell you all about life at the University. You may also meet with admissions staff, subject to staff availability. These tours run on most days and are open to anybody thinking of applying for any of our courses in the biological and biomedical sciences.

To book, please contact the Admissions Office on tel +44 (0)161 275 5032 or email  ug.biosciences@manchester.ac.uk

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Additional expenses

For the modern language placement, modest grants from the European Union are usually available that provide assistance with the cost of travel. In Japan, competitive scholarships are usually available.

The standard tuition fee for the language placement year is £1,350.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5032
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 5456
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/biomedicine
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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