Anatomy and Human Biology BSc (Hons) Add to your prospectus

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  • Opportunity to study for a year in China Offers a Year in China

Key information


  • Course length: 3 years
  • UCAS code: B110
  • Year of entry: 2018
  • Typical offer: A-level : AAB / IB : 34 / BTEC : DDD in relevant diploma
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Entry Requirements

A level offerAAB including A level Biology at grade A.
Subject requirementsA levels in two science subjects, one of which must be Biology/Human Biology, preferably at grade A. GCSE English and Maths minimum grade C required. Acceptable second sciences: Chemistry (preferred), Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Psychology, Geology and Applied Science
BTEC Level 3 Extended DiplomaDDD in Applied Science with at least 120 Level 3 credits at Distinction, including relevant units in Biology and Chemistry.

Please note alternative BTEC subjects are not acceptable for this programme.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview.
BTEC Applied Science unit requirements

Download our BTEC Applied Science unit requirements for School of Life Sciences document for more information.

International Baccalaureate34 including 6 in Higher Level Biology, and 5 in other HL subjects
Irish Leaving CertificateH1, H1, H1, H1 / H1, H1, H2, H2 (must include H1 in Biology and preferably another science subject)
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherNot accepted without Advanced Highers (AAA-ABB including Biology at grade A and preferably another science subject)
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted alongside AA-AB at A level including Biology or Human Biology at grade A
EU entry requirementsEU Qualifications
Access45 Level 3 credits in graded units in a relevant Diploma, including 30 at Distinction and a further 15 with at least Merit.

15 Distinctions are required in each of Biology and Chemistry.

GCSE Mathematics and English grade C also required.

Please note applicants will need to attend an interview.
International entry informationYour country
Extended Project QualificationApplicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be AAA or AAB plus A in the EPQ.

For applicants from England: Where a science has been taken at A level (Chemistry, Biology or Physics), a pass in the Science practical of each subject will be required.
Mature students and access courses

Studying for a degree later in life can be highly rewarding and our mature students are among some of our most successful. However, we appreciate that it is a big step for you to take, and that you’ll have lots of questions that you’ll want to discuss with us. We’re here to help, so please do get in touch.

Our Mature Students and Access courses pages contain lots of information and, importantly, a point of contact to talk things through with you.

General Studies

Most (see exceptions below) of our non-clinical programmes welcome General Studies as one of three A levels upon which we make an offer. However, applicants may offer only one of General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies among their three A levels.

General Studies is not considered for:

  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Dentistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Management School
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Veterinary Science