Biology and History and Philosophy of Science BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Biology and History and Philosophy of Science BSc (Hons)

This joint honours degree enables you to develop knowledge and skills through an exploration of the science and philosophy of living things, as well as a historical understanding of how these fields of study have evolved over time.

You’ll combine practical lab work with classroom-based learning, developing a broad set of biological knowledge and skills, whilst exploring the history of scientific thought, the links between magic, science and religion and the nature of scientific knowledge.

A combination of compulsory and optional modules will enable you to improve y...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

25/09/2024

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9JT
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code

CV15

Institution Code

L23

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

Scottish Higher

BB in Advanced Highers including B in Biology and AABBB in Highers, or B in Biology in Advanced Highers and AAABB in Highers

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Pass diploma with 60 credits overall, including at least 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. Grade 6/B in GCSE Mathematics is required. An interview and a piece of written work may also be required. This course has additional subject specific requirements. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

34

34 points overall with 16 at Higher Level including 6 in Biology at Higher Level and 5 in Mathematics at Standard Level

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H3,H3,H3

including H3 in Biology

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

We will consider this qualification in combination with other qualifications. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

M1,M1,M1

including Biology

Extended Project

Where an applicant is taking the EPQ in a relevant subject this might be considered alongside other Level 3 qualifications and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer. If you are taking A Levels, this would be BBB at A Level including Biology and grade A in the EPQ.

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

We will consider this qualification in combination with other qualifications. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

A level

A,B,B

including B in Biology

T Level

Might be accepted as in combination with other qualifications, please contact admissions teams for further advice & guidance.

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