Biology BSc Honours
UCAS Code: C100 (3 Years)

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Red spider miteOur three-year Biology BSc Honours degree is the widest-ranging of our BSc degrees, examining everything from micro-organisms to mammals, and biomolecules to the biosphere.

In the first year, all students study core biology modules, giving you a strong foundation in the subject.

In later Stages, you will have a choice of specialist topics, many of which are linked to our research expertise, such as:

  • molecular biology, genomics and development
  • plant-animal interactions
  • biodiversity and conservation

Lab and field-based sessions equip you with the scientific skills required by professional biologists.

You gain practical experience through a species identification course, and a choice between an intensive project-based field course or laboratory workshop examining the application of molecular techniques.

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I chose Newcastle University because of the teaching expertise and the reputation. I had heard about the high standard and also spoke with current students who reassured me about the wonderful time I would have if I chose Newcastle. Believe me they were right!

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The variety in my Biology degree was great, it gave me a taste for a really wide range subjects, some that I was familiar with and them some others that were completely new!

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