|Location||United Kingdom, London, Campus Cavendish|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£12,500.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
good results in two science subjects, one from Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, and one from Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Geography and Economics
IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL or CAE equivalent
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A degree in Biological Sciences from Westminster will provide you with the experiences and skills to support you in careers ranging from medicine, education and science, to law and management. The world-class education you will receive offers a ﬂexible way to study the life sciences, and will enable you to tailor your course to best suit your end goals and interests.
Biological Sciences at Westminster gives you the chance to grow and develop the lifelong skills sought by employers. The course enables you to focus on molecular science or applied bioscience, or take a route designed speciﬁcally toward your own interests. We offer you the chance to explore cutting-edge topics in molecular biology and genetics, microbiology, the urban environment, global challenges, pharmacology, and biological applications. With a passion for scientiﬁc enquiry, our modules are research driven. You will have the chance to select a ﬁnal-year project, giving you experience in the latest methods and developments in medical and scientiﬁc research.
The course is designed with ﬂexibility at its core, which is reﬂected in the breadth of education you will receive and in the modern and dynamic approach to teaching and learning.
The Biological Sciences BSc has been designed to help you succeed in both scientific and non-science careers.
The course is diverse and flexible, giving you the freedom to select modules and target your education towards your chosen career pathway. Alongside an excellent foundation in the biosciences through core modules, you will be able to explore the global challenges facing humanity and the planet – and the biological solutions to help overcome those challenges – through an extensive range of option subjects.
The course is specifically designed so that you can follow a molecular science thread, an applied bioscience thread, or construct your own thread through the module choices.
Learning and teaching opportunities are a mixture of face-to-face teaching (lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals), independent work, laboratory work and online support activities.
The range of assessment methods includes exams, laboratory practicals, essays, blogs, posters and presentations.
Subjects of study include:
Application of Biological Sciences
Fundamentals of Pharmacology
Science: History, Philosophy and Practice
Subjects of study include:
Contemporary Global Issues
Exploring the Microbial World
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Urban Living and the Environment
Subjects of study may include:
Advanced Cell Biology
Advanced Molecular Biology
Advanced Pharmacology & Toxicology
Designing a Sustainable World
Proteins and Enzymes
Topics in Neuroscience
Work Experience and Career Management Skills
Our graduates have gone on to success in a wide range of careers, including graduate management programmes, healthcare management, medicine and medical science, pharmaceutical sciences, and teaching.
The ﬂexibility offered in the Biological Sciences degree will allow you to target your chosen path in life, and we support you in preparing for your future. The course will provide the knowledge base to help you succeed in a scientiﬁc career. You will also develop a broad range of graduate skills which will give you a competitive edge in a non-scientiﬁc career if that is your choice.