MBiol Biological Sciences

Aston University
In Birmingham (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (England)
  • When:

The purpose of the MBiol programme is to produce graduates with the knowledge, understanding and skills to undertake a career in research particularly in the area of human health and disease.

Important information

Requirements: Why choose this course? Overall student satisfaction level is 92% (2014 National Student Survey) Biological Sciences at Aston are currently ranked top 5 in the UK regarding Student Satisfaction (2015 Complete University Guide) 94% of research in the School was rated as being internationally excellent or world leading in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) 6-month final-year research project working in the laboratory of one of Aston’s highly-rated research teams Biology at Aston is ranked Top 10 in the UK regarding Satisfaction with Teaching,...


Where and when

Starts Location
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, England
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What you'll learn on the course

English Language

Course programme

4 years full-time or 5 years full-time with integrated placement

UCAS Codes: C114

Typical offers: 
A Levels: ABB-BBB 
IB:33 points (Biology Higher Level 6 points)

BTEC, Access & other: 
Contact the admissions tutor for further information

Specific subject requirements: 

A level: Biology or Human Biology A Level at Grade B or above. Chemistry at A/AS level welcomed but not essential.
GCSE: At least five GCSEs at Grade C including English Language and Maths.

Whilst the grades listed here are our entry requirements, we understand that predicted grades are only an estimate. We will therefore consider applicants with predicted grades of CCC if the application is of a high standard. However, any offer made will not be lower than stated above.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements

Tuition fee

£9,000 for UK/EU students (2016). More on fees

£16,850 for International students (2016)

This programme has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Advanced Degree Accreditation by the Society recognises academic excellence in the biosciences, and highlights degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future. The Advanced Accreditation criteria require evidence that graduates from the programme meet defined sets of learning outcomes, including gaining a substantial period of research experience.