BSc Developmental Biology / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
BSc (Hons)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
AAA-ABB (including specific subjects)
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
AAB-ABC (including specific subjects).
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36-33 points overall with 6,6,6 to 6,5,5 at Higher Level including two science subjects, normally Biology and Chemistry.

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

  • Learn how we develop from single cells to fully formed organisms, and how stem cells can be used to engineer replacement organs and tissues.
  • Be introduced to a wide range of biological sciences topics in Year 1, before choosing more specialist course units in later years.
  • Improve your employability by taking this course with an integrated master's, industrial/professional experience or a modern language.

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

Fees for entry in 2020 have not yet been set. For entry in 2019 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2020 entry.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
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/biology
School/Faculty overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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