This flexible course enables you to sample different subject areas before selecting your field of interest. It is therefore ideal if you have a passion for Biological Sciences, but are unsure of which area of study to specialise in.
This course gives a sound grounding in biology. It will enable you to specialise in your chosen field of interest for the remainder of the course. After a common first term of study you can choose one of the following pathways and tailor your degree accordingly.
Biochemistry and Microbiology
Physiology and Pharmacology.
You might also be interested in BSc (Hons) Ecology and Conservation.
Why choose this course?
Our Environmental Biology pathway is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.
The amount of practical work is very high and includes regular field trips for environmental biology.
You will have the option to take a work placement after year two. This is facilitated by our dedicated Placement Office.
NTU is third in the UK for bioscience students on year-long work placements (HESA 2017/18).
You will benefit from our excellent links with industry, which include companies such as GlaxoSmithKline and the NHS.