Which subjects will you consider as a second science for life sciences programmes?



All Life Sciences programmes require Biology A Level plus a second science, preferably Chemistry, at A Level. The exception to this is Pharmacology (B210) which requires Chemistry plus a second science (any of Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Human Biology and Psychology).

Biochemistry (C700), Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (C720), Biological and Medical Sciences (C130) and Bioveterinary Science (D900) – all require Biology and Chemistry.

Anatomy and Human Biology (B110) and Physiology (B120) – Do not require a second science.

Biological Sciences (C100), Tropical Disease Biology (C111), Zoology (C300), Genetics (C400), Microbiology (C500), Biological Sciences MBiolSci (C900) - second science subjects include: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Psychology. 

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