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The award
MBiol

How long you will study
4 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Biology at University of Greenwich

Biology graduates' careers lie within a broad range of areas, such as the agriculture, food, pharmaceutical, health, biotechnology, biomedical, ecology and research sectors.

Why choose the MBiol option?

The MBiol is a new programme designed to offer a unique breadth of study. You will experience the subject from a cellular level through to human biology to an environmental, global level. The degree includes many of the same core options that Biomedical Science and Biological Science offer, as well as further modules for you to choose from year two onwards. Study a whole module on cancer therapeutics taught by a leading writer Lauren Pecorino, or neuroscience to explore the the complexities of neuro-degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.

The MBiol also offers you similar career paths to these two degrees, but gives an added edge: You are more valuable to an employer as a Master's graduate because of the emphasis on research. You will become a more capable researcher because the programme includes two original research projects in year three and four. It is possible to start the MBiol and graduate after three years with a BSc Hons Biology degree.

This programme is highly practical - it offers a lot of field work and laboratory practical work opportunities. iPads and online interaction during lectures make for an exciting learning experience.

Small classes, big subjects

You can expect to have small laboratory class sizes and tutor support. Your personal tutor knows your name, and you won't feel like a statistic. You will also benefit from exposure to popular lectures from other programmes such as biomedical science, human nutrition, pharmaceutical science, geography and environmental science, as you choose.

International career development

There is an international focus to the MBiol: you can travel to Spain for field trip, hear from speakers with international experience, and benefit from global expertise across four different departments. This includes the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) which specialises on international issues like biofuels, food security, biodiversity, genetic modification and organic crops.

Study options for this course

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  • The awardMBiolHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
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Notes about fees for this course

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

  • Undergraduate finance pages
  • International students' finance pages

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Greenwich to find course entry requirements.

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