Biology and Sport & Exercise Studies

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.

Biology

The dynamic and exciting nature of Biology is reflected in our modules, many of which are supported by active research and visiting specialists, providing you with up-to-the-minute information of key topics. Three broad themes have been  identified: Whole Organism, Molecular and Cellular and Environmental/Ecological Biology, each reinforcing the concepts and skills of a professional biologist.

Sport and Exercise Studies

During this course you'll have lots of opportunities to do practical work in our excellent sports facilities. Our physiology laboratory contains the latest equipment for testing and measuring health and fitness, and you'll use a range of computer software packages for performance and statistical analysis. You'll find some of the best lifting equipment available in our strength and conditioning room. We've also got treatment and specialist assessment rooms in our Clinical Skills Suite. And you'll also use our sports hall, outdoor pitches, floodlit synthetic football and hockey pitch and a health and fitness suite during the course.

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UCAS code: CC61

Start date: September

Course length: full time: three years, part time: four-six years

Campus: Kedleston Road site, Derby Campus

Fees and finance

2015/16 Fees

This is a resource intensive course.

UK/EU students

  • Full time: £9,000 (each year)
  • £1,125 per module (you usually take the equivalent of 18 single modules)

International students

  • Full time: £11,190

These fees apply if you're starting this course between September 2015 and August 2016. We recommend you check fee details with us though, as they can change. Costs can increase each year.

Key Information Sets

Full time

Part time

Where will I study?

Kedleston Road site, Derby Campus