Biology (Cellular and Molecular Biology) BSc Honours
UCAS Code: C1C7 (3 or 4 Years)


Microbiology lab examinationThis three-year BSc Honours degree covers plants, animals and micro-organisms.

You focus on biomolecules, organelles and cells, and how they all contribute to the function of organisms as a whole.

Study specialist topics including: 

  • cell biology
  • molecular biology and development
  • biotechnology
  • immunology
  • genomics

Develop scientific skills required by professional biologists through lab-based sessions and a specialist week-long laboratory workshop on molecular techniques. 

Boost your employability with an optional year-long work placement. Hosts may include: 

  • commercial companies such as MedImmune and GlaxoSmithKline
  • a government laboratory, for example, in the NHS

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I went to one of the biology open days which I found really useful as it gave me a better idea of how the degree worked, what modules I would study and what other opportunities there were for me. Newcastle was a place where I could see myself living and studying.

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