Biological Science

This biological Science degree provides you with a broad understanding of biological sciences including biomedical sciences, microbiology, animal and marine biology and immunology.

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Key Facts

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Degree

BSc (Hons) Biological Science

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Year Degree

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Pathways Available

International Stage One

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Start Dates

September

Degree Overview

Develop your knowledge and research skills in a variety of biological sciences and specialise in areas which interest you the most.

The dynamic teaching staff have a wealth of experience in teaching and research and area currently active in their research and this help to shape the course. You’ll benefit from international research conducted across the biological sciences and will have the opportunity to conduct your own research project. Develop biological skills relevant to your chosen area, such as good laboratory practice, competence in microbiological techniques and field surveying.

The applied nature of this course develops skills that make you more employable including team working, problem solving, research, communication and IT. As well as specialist analytical and numerical skills, you will be able to collect biological data and communicate scientific information.

Benefit from studying in Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside which is rich in biodiversity, and visit local sites of outstanding natural beauty and special scientific interest.

Click here to view the university website for more detailed course and module information

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, stationary and additional resources.

How you’ll be taught during your degree

You will learn through a variety of different methods, including lectures, tutorials, field studies and laboratory classes.  Most of our staff are members on the Higher Education Academy and have received formal training in teaching undergraduate students.

Degree Assessments

A variety of assessment methods are used, including examination, assignments and practical assessments.  These are balanced across the Programme to provide a challenging assessment experience, which allows you to do your best.

Why Study this Degree

Edinburgh Napier is ranked Top Modern University in Scotland in THE World University Rankings 2023.

We have a 92% satisfaction rate for our Biological Science course (National Student Survey, 2023).

Your Pathways

The IS1 is the first year of a four year International Incorporated Bachelors. And its designed to strengthen your English language abilities and introduce core concepts and knowledge required at university study level.  Once you have successfully completed your studies you will continue the remaining stages of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Stage One

International Student Fees

You can find the applicable international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees 2024-2025
International stage One (IS1) £14,595 – £16,595
International Stage Two (IS2) £15,195 – £15,595
Pre-Masters (International Incorporated Masters – IIM) £8,995 – £12,095
Please note: There is an additional £210 administration fee payable to Oxford International. Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for your degree course continued at Edinburgh Napier University.

Scholarships

Progression scholarships available for students moving into a degree from all our pathway routes*.
These are available for students from all countries and are automatic on application. ENU progression scholarships, applied to each year of study:

Undergraduate 2024-25
Biosciences……………………£3,000 per year
Business …………………….. £3,000 per year
Digital Media ……………… £3,000 per year
Engineering ……………….. £3,000 per year
Computing ………………….£3,000 per year
Mass Communications…£3,000 per year

* except BA (Hons) Business Management

Progression scholarships available for students moving into a degree from all our pathway routes*.
These are available for students from all countries and are automatic on application. ENU progression scholarships, applied to each year of study:

Postgraduate 2024-25
Arts & Creative Industries….. £3,0000 per year
Business ………………….. £3,000 per year
Computing ………………. £3,000 per year
Healthcare ………………. £3,000 per year

* except MSc International Business Management

Up to £4,000 off tuition of your pathway programme.

Please note you’ll have to apply for a pathway scholarship and only a selection of students will be awarded.  For more information on the scholarships we offer to international students please contact us.

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