Genetics (Including Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Genetics (Including Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Genetics is at the forefront of modern biology, driving progress in medicine and synthetic biology. Thanks to recent developments in genetic analysis and manipulation, we are now able to explore the interaction between genes and the environment at an unprecedented level: from developmental processes to the epigenetic effects of the environment in our genome.

Teaching on our BSc Genetics course focuses on real-world applications, including medicine, biotechnology and genomics.The study of genetics includes understanding how genes are passed from one generation to the next, h...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Sandwich

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

10/2024

Location

Colchester Campus

Application Details

Course Code

C403

Institution Code

E70

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level

B,B,B

B,B,C

Offers will be made in the range of BBB to BBC or 120-112 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of the equivalent of 2 full A-levels Including B in Biology (or equivalent). Acceptable A-level equivalents are Chemistry and Life and Health Sciences. Please note we are unable to accept A-level Applied Science to meet the Biology (or equivalent) requirement.

UCAS Tariff

112

120

Offers will be made from a minimum of the equivalent of 2 full A-levels.

Access to HE Diploma

D:6,M:39

We will consider science based Access to Higher Education Diplomas. Advice can be provided on an individual basis. We can only accept QAA approved Access to HE Diplomas

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

29

30

or three Higher Level certificates with 555-554. Either must include Higher level Biology or Chemistry grade 5, plus Standard Level Mathematics grade 4 Maths in the IB is not required if you have already achieved GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above or 4 in IB Middle Years Maths. We are happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Exact offer levels will vary depending on the range of subjects being taken at higher and standard level, and the course applied for. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

DMM

Offers will be made in the range of DDM to DMM or 120-112 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of the equivalent of 2 full A-levels Entry requirements for students studying BTEC qualifications are dependent on subjects studied. Advice can be provided on an individual basis.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £22,100

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