Course Comparison

Course PgCert Holistic Science BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences
Award Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 months 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Schumacher College Plymouth
Provider Schumacher College School of Biological and Marine Sciences
Entry requirements

UK/EU

A relevant degree with honours or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

INTERNATIONAL

Information for international students applying for a postgraduate course

SCHOLARSHIPS

Postgraduate bursaries and scholarships

To include grade B in A level Biology and a C in a second science (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science or Environmental Studies). For candidates that do not have a second science subject at A level, please contact: admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma in Applied Science: 128-144 points (DDM-DDD) - note that this is subject to the exact modules you have studied - please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk, stating explicitly the full list of modules within your qualification.

International Baccalaureate 30 diploma points overall, to include 5 diploma points in Biology (Higher Level) plus 5 diploma points in second science at Higher Level. English and Mathematics must be included.

Science-based Access To Higher Education diplomas, 33 credits in science-based units at merit including a minimum of 12 credits in biology units.

We would usually expect GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C / 4, or equivalent.

Please note that we do interview some applicants for this programme, at the Admissions Tutor's discretion.
   

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

English language requirements

For candidates that do not have traditional qualifications, our BSc (Hons) Biology with Foundation Year programme provides a route onto this degree.