Undergraduate Study

Biology Programmes 

Essential subjects:  Biology and either Chemistry or Maths

Typical offer:   AAB (BSc) / AAA (Masters)

‌Degree accreditation 

In recognition of our academic excellence and commitment to developing graduate employability skills, the following degree programmes have been awarded accreditation by the Society of Biology:

‌Students graduating from one of these degree programmes will be able to state that they have a degree accredited by the Society of Biology, and they will be eligible to attain qualification as a chartered biologist (CBiol) with one year’s further practice (as opposed to three years practice for non-accredited programmes UK-wide). Read more

Undergraduate admissions

If you have any questions about the course, or you would like to discuss your own personal circumstances, please feel free to contact our Biology Admissions Office.

Monica Bandeira
Admissions Officer
Tel: 01904 328548
Email: biol-admissions@york.ac.uk

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Biochemistry Programmes 

Essential subjects:  Chemistry and either Maths or another science (Biology/Physics)

Typical offer:  AAB including A in Chemistry (BSc) / AAA (Masters)

‌Biomedical Sciences Programmes  ‌

Essential subjects:  Biology and Chemistry

Typical offer:  AAB (BSc) / AAA (Masters)

Integrated Masters option

Our integrated Masters programmes enable you to extend your course to include a postgraduate level qualification (MBiol, MBiochem or MBiomedSci). The Masters year includes an extended research project carried out in the Department’s research laboratories and distinct Masters level modules. Read more

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Expansion of our teaching facilities

Our new 1700m2 teaching block houses two large high-tech teaching laboratories and a 120 seat computer room. The expansion provides teaching space for the Department of Biology’s new Biomedical Science BSc degree.

New teaching building