Biosciences

Welcome to Biosciences

Study one of our biosciences courses and you'll have the opportunity to take part in interesting work placements, stimulating investigations and exciting field trips as well as getting the theoretical grounding and plenty of hands-on experience you'll need to start your career. 

Department welcome

"I’d always wanted to study science, but I chose UWE Bristol because the course was so hands-on. You get to experience what you hear about in the lectures – to put theory into practice."

Ciara, BSc(Hons) Biomedical Science

Biosciences courses

Find out more about our courses below. All information is correct as of 19 November 2020. 

BSc(Hons)/MSci Biological Sciences

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BSc(Hons) Biological Sciences is about the application of biological science to the real world. With a hands-on, practical approach to learning, you'll have lots of opportunities to build your skills in real-world situations.

Study in our microbiology or genetics labs. Go on an expedition to Madagascar or a Cuban island. Learn about primate ecology at Bristol Zoo.

BSc(Hons)/MSci Biological Sciences with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

BSc(Hons) Biological Sciences is about the application of biological science to the real world. With a hands-on, practical approach to learning, you'll have lots of opportunities to build your skills in real-world situations.

Study in our microbiology or genetics labs. Go on an expedition to Madagascar or a Cuban island. Learn about primate ecology at Bristol Zoo.

BSc(Hons)/MSci Biomedical Science

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Our degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and meets the educational requirements for you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You’ll study the basic scientific core subjects alongside specialist biomedical disciplines, and with a hands-on approach, you’ll learn cutting-edge techniques using highly specialised equipment.

BSc(Hons)/MSci Biomedical Science with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

Our degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and meets the educational requirements for you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You’ll study the basic scientific core subjects alongside specialist biomedical disciplines, and with a hands-on approach, you’ll learn cutting-edge techniques using highly specialised equipment.

Biosciences facilities

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