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BSc Biological Sciences – University of Reading

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    Become an expert in the biological basis of life

BSc Biological Sciences

With our broadest and most flexible degree programme, you will have the opportunity to select from a wide range of topics or hone your interests by selecting modules within a specific theme.

Explore the various molecular processes that dictate life itself, understand the intricacies of unicellular and multicellular organisms and determine how the different strands of biology come together to help us understand human biology, diseases, conservation and the environment.

What will you learn in BSc Biological Sciences?

Learning though a variety of lectures and practical work, you will have the opportunity to study all aspects of biology. We offer a rich selection of different modules, allowing you to tailor your degree to your interests.

Gain valuable experience as you learn

If you choose to do a placement, you will boast a year of professional experience before you've even graduated. During this placement you will not only be able to gain relevant experience and introduce yourself to potential employers, you will still have access to the expertise of the School.

Preparing for a rich career

Biological Science is the science of the 21st century, and there are many careers available for graduates. You will be able to go into any one of numerous industries.

Excellent facilities

The School of Biological Sciences is located on the beautiful Whiteknights Campus, a large green space teeming with biodiversity. This has an excellent practical application in the Biological Sciences. We also have a suite of new, high-tech laboratories.

Field courses

This is a degree which covers a broad range of subjects. Students of this course can join their ecologist and zoologist peers on field courses.

Find out more about BSc Biological Sciences

For information about this course, entry requirements and funding, take a look at our course specifications page.

Looking for 2021/22 courses?

If you would like to start studying Biological Sciences at the University of Reading in 2021, please view our 2021/22 undergraduate courses.

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