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CW108 BPH
Biosciences (Biopharmaceuticals)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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4 Years
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This four-year honours degree programme equips students with a broad skill-base ensuring graduates will have a wide range of career options. The first year of this programme provides students with a foundation in science and subjects are common for all students. After Year 1, students separate in to their chosen specialist area from a choice of three areas:

Biosciences with Biopharmaceuticals (BPH)
Brewing & Distilling (BRD)
Environmental Science (ENV)

Biopharmaceuticals (BPH)
This option equips students with a theoretical knowledge and practical laboratory skills and competencies demanded by the rapidly growing biopharmaceutical science and biotechnology industries.

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This programmes is specifically designed to produce highly employable graduates for the Biotechnology industry but with additional skills in Bioforensics. Graduates will be able to work in the Biotechnology sector and in a broad range of research areas in the Biological Sciences.



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