Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology
Once you have sent your application to UCAS, your form will be considered by the Biological Sciences admissions team.Each application is given individual consideration, paying particular attention to the subjects studied, the reference and the personal statement. Factors such as academic achievement, and potential, your skills and aptitudes and your motivation and commitment will all be considered.
Applications received before the UCAS deadline of 15 January will be given equal consideration. Applications received after this date may be considered if there are still places available, however as the number of applications per place can be very high, we strongly advise you to apply as early as possible.
A decision will be made on whether to make you an offer as soon as possible, UCAS will notify you of this decision.
The Department views gap years positively and we are happy to consider applicants who are asking for deferred entry.
See also general information on deferred entry.
We invite selected applicants living in the UK to come and visit the Department. There will be an opportunity for you to see the facilities we have to offer, including our research and teaching buildings, find out about programmes, accommodation and student life, and to meet staff and current students.
Please note that attendance at one of our Department Open Days is by invitation only.
See also general information on Open Days.
All applicants will normally be invited to attend an Open Day, which includes a one-to-one discussion with a member of academic staff.
The Open Day is designed to be informal and provide you with the maximum opportunity to gain a feel for the Department, the people in it, the University and the City. We also want to learn more about you. The interview is not selective or formal, more a chance for you to have a one-to-one discussion with a member of our academic staff to help resolve any questions or queries.
In normal circumstances, applicants will not be required to sit additional selection tests.