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BASc Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development

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Bachelor of Arts & Science (BASc)

Three year full-time programme

Joint Honours with Life Sciences and GSD
Study abroad or work placement

We have now updated the course content for our Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development degree. Please see our updated page for further information.

What challenges does the natural world face in the wake of unprecedented human impact upon the environment? How might new research and innovations in the Life Sciences work to secure the future of sustainable societies by countering infectious disease and biodiversity loss? By choosing to pursue a degree in Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development, you will be encountering these questions on a daily basis. You will gain invaluable lab and analytical experience whilst studying with Life Sciences, and will apply that knowledge to our current understandings of climate change, social justice, and food security.

Essential Information

Entry Requirements
A level: AAB including A level Biology
IB: 36 points including Biology (at Higher Level 5), and English and Mathematics (at Higher Level or Standard Level 5)

Applicants must satisfy the University's General Entrance Requirements

General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted for this course of study.

We will consider applicants presenting the Access to HE Diploma (QAA recognised), including appropriate subjects with distinction grades in level 3 units

We welcome applicants with other internationally recognised qualifications. Please see UK Equivalent Scores and WIFP


Second Personal Statement
After initial UCAS application, see here for further details

Course Duration
Three years full-time study

An Honours Degree requires a minimum of 360 CATS during the course, comprising 120 CATS per year

For this course of study, credits are normally split equally between Global Sustainable Development modules and modules offered by the School of Life Sciences

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BASc) Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development

University of Warwick, Coventry

Tuition Fees
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Study Abroad
Integrated (Term 2 & 3 of Year Two) or Intercalated (year-long) options available. More Information

Other Course Costs
There may be costs associated with other items or services such as academic texts, course notes, and trips associated with your course.

For further information on the typical additional costs please see the Additional Costs page.