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BSc (Hons) Human Biology with Foundation Year

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

Why choose this course?

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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
  • Progress your career development and strengthen your employability through work placements and internships, offered on a competitive basis. We have links with the Royal Derby Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research (London)
  • Acquire up-to-date bioscience skills that are important for jobs in areas such as medical research, the NHS, health charities, and biomedical-focused industry 
  • Learn and work alongside an academic team who are recognised nationally and internationally for their high quality research and teaching
  • Tailor your course to your own interests in human biology by choosing from a wide range of specialised modules in bioscience, psychology, and sport science


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