Biological sciences Clearing places 2017

Find biological sciences courses available through Clearing at Plymouth University for September 2017 entry

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Biological sciences at Plymouth

Are you passionate about biology in all of its forms? Do you want to study a broad biology degree without the constraints of choosing a specialism too soon, with equal emphasis on lab and field skills? You will build an understanding of biology from viruses to mammals and from freshwater to hydrothermal vents, gaining state-of-the-art practical and transferable skills highly sought by employers, graduating ready to shape the future of fields from ecosystem management to laboratory research.

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB).
  • Specialist facilities including controlled environment chambers, experimental glasshouses and an electron microscopy unit.
  • Increase your employment opportunities further by undertaking an optional placement year.
  • Gain a strong foundation in your first year with six key topic areas; molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, animal and plant biology, human biology and environmental biology.

Choose Plymouth

  • We’re ranked as a top 3 modern university in the UK by The Times Higher Education, Young University Rankings 2017.
  • Plymouth was named the second safest place to live in Britain in Provident’s Unbroken Britain Survey 2017.
  • Named one of the top 20 coolest places to live in Britain by The Times, and described as ‘the coolest little city by the sea’ by GQ magazine.
  • We're one of the largest universities in the country with a vibrant Students’ Union offering over 60 sports clubs and 121 societies.
  • Our campus is at the centre of a thriving, oceanfront city in one of the UK’s most beautiful regions. Enjoy easy access to the fine beaches and beautiful countryside of the South West.
  • University guaranteed accommodation within easy walking distance of campus for those going through Clearing.