The University of Southampton
Biological Sciences

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Our undergraduate programmes are based on seven subject areas: Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Ecology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Zoology.

All of our courses are based in the eco-friendly Life Sciences Building on the Highfield Campus.

C100 BSc Biology (3 years) 

C101 MSci Biology (4 years)

7N16 MSci Biology and Marine Biology (4 years) 

C181 BSc Ecology (3 years)

C180 MEcol Master of Ecology (4 years)

C300 BSc Zoology (3 years) 

C301 MSci Zoology (4 years)


B940 BSc Biomedical Sciences (3 years)

B991 MBioSci Biomedical Sciences (4 years)

C700 BSc Biochemistry (3 years)

C701 MBiochem Biochemistry (4 years)

B140 Master of Neuroscience (4 years)

B210 BSc Pharmacology (3 years) 



The three-year BSc (Bachelor of Science) courses will enable you to follow up special interests in your second and third years. You may also arrange a placement after your second year to gain extra experience and enhance your CV.

The four-year MSci (Integrated Master of Science) programmes provide a more in-depth approach to our disciplines. The first two years are generally identical to the BSc degrees before you are able to specialise further in your third and fourth years.


Foundation Year in Science

The Science Foundation Year may be an appropriate route if you do not meet our standard entry requirements or are returning to education after a period of time. The Foundation Year, provides a grounding in Biology, Chemistry and Maths plus IT and study skills.


Recruitment and Admission enquiries 

Biological Science Undergraduate Admissions Office
: + 44 (0)23 8059 8310/7755

Science foundation year enquiries 
Tel: + 44 (0)23 8059 8310/7755



Why not have a look at the full list of Biological Sciences modules available

MSci Natural Sciences

BSc and MSci Marine Biology

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