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Biology (Joint Honours)

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

What is Joint Honours?

A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects.

You can combine any two subjects as long as they’re in different zones, find out what you can combine this subject with.

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)

  • You'll be taught by a teaching team rated as 'excellent' in recent quality inspections, and who are recognised nationally and internationally for their high quality research
  • You'll get the chance to participate in lots of practical work in our laboratories and also enjoy fieldtrips. This will help you to put the theory you learn into practice
  • You'll have the opportunity to undertake a major research project in your final year to further develop your practical knowledge and skills in an area of your choice
  • We work closely with the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust; they provide access to their reserves, which you'll use as part of fieldtrips. You'll also be able to undertake projects with the Trust for your independent study module and on a voluntary basis if you wish to.
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