Anatomy and Human Biology BSc (Hons)

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Entry Requirements

A level requirementsAAB including A level Biology at grade A. (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.

General Studies is not considered for this course.

Subject requirementsBiology and a second science, preferably Chemistry, at A level

Also accepted as a second science: Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Psychology, Geology and Applied Science.

For applicants from England, where A levels in Biology, Chemistry or Physics have been taken, we will also require a pass in the Practical Endorsement
BTEC Level 3 National Extended DiplomaD*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, to include Distinction in Units 1 and 5 (Principles and Applications of Science I and II).

For previous BTEC (QCF) qualification:

D*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, with at least 120 Level 3 credits at Distinction.

Please note alternative BTEC subjects are not acceptable for this programme.
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 at grade B alongside A levels in Biology and one other science at AA
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.
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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.

Alternative entry requirements