Biological Sciences at University of Essex

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Biological Sciences

How can we use gene-editing technology to understand and treat human disease or improve crop yield? What is big data and how can we use it to advance our understanding of biological systems? How are we using synthetic biology to engineer bacteria to clean up oil pollution? Answer these questions with the Biological Sciences programme at the University of Essex.

Important facts of Biological Sciences

Courses include:

  • Quantitative methods for Life Sciences

  • Molecular Cell Biology

  • Genetics and Evolution

  • Animal Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour

  • Microbiology

  • Plant Biology and Ecosystems

Fulltime duration:
36 months

Study start date:
2024-10-03 (Every year in October)

Application deadline:
2024-06-30 (Every year in June)

Tuition fees:

  • GBP 22100 /year (international)
  • GBP 9250 /year (national)


  • Microbiology
University of Essex

University of Essex

Colchester, United Kingdom

Home to the curious, brave, and bold. We’re a university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected. We’re about people who love to learn how, but want to challenge why.