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MH208
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

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Biological Science is the study of biological systems, from within cells to entire ecosystems, and examining the fundamental processes involved in these systems.

This programme will suit students with a strong desire to pursue a career in biology,  It contains a high proportion of practical and theoretical biology from first year and offers the possibility of a laboratory research project in the final year.

Graduates from this degree can obtain either a BSc in Biological Science or a BSc in Biomedical Science.

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Students have the option of an Erasmus Study year abroad (subject to availability).

Biological Science graduates pursue careers in the biological industry, pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, nutrition, research and teaching.

Postgraduate studies in medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary, biomedical research, biology, and immunolgy are also a possibility.



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