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BSc (Hons) Biology with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

  • If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the honours degree programme, you can choose to start at foundation year stage
  • Excellent for those with broad interests in biology wanting to explore both traditional subjects and cutting-edge research-based issues, and for those who are unsure of which area they wish to specialise
  • A teaching team recognised nationally and internationally for their high-quality teaching, the support and guidance given to students, and their wide-ranging research profile
  • Get career ready through work experience and internship opportunities at Derby MuseumsDerbyshire Wildlife TrustSea Lifethe Olive Ridley Project and Eurofins
  • Develop confidence in the subject of biology, as well as the transferable skills required by future employers.


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