King's College London
Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology BSc (Hons)
King's College London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology BSc degree course offers you an opportunity to explore how our body is constructed. You will learn how our anatomy has emerged through an analysis of evolution, structure, function, and development. In doing so, you will consider anatomy at the organismal, tissue, cellular and molecular levels.

Studying a Biomedical Science degree with us means that you will be able to enjoy the flexibility to choose your degree after your first year with our Common Year One curriculum. All Biomedical Science disciplines are covered in the first year.

Key benefits

  • Europe's largest centre for medical and professional healthcare education

  • Teaching by internationally renowned scientists and researchers

  • One of the UK's best graduate employment rates

  • Career opportunities through international exchanges

Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 11 graduates of Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology BSc (Hons) at King's College London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Anatomy.

Overall student satisfaction
90 /100
11 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology BSc (Hons) at King's College London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology BSc (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £28000 £38000
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £31000 £21000 - £36000 £28000 - £47000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Anatomy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22876 £23127 £27454
25-75 percentile range £18824 - £26107 £17465 - £30052 £21043 - £36148

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology BSc (Hons) at King's College London

20% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Caring personal services
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Finance Professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



For more details on Assessment methods, please visit the course page on our website.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. Must include Chemistry and Biology. NOTE: If you are taking linear A levels in England, you will be required to pass the practical endorsement in all science subjects

Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject

Access to Science (or similar subject). Level 3 study must include at least 15 credits in Chemistry and at least 15 credits in Biology.

Must be combined with three Scottish Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject. Must include Chemistry and Biology

including 6,6,6 at Higher Level. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Must include Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level.

Please see our online prospectus for further details on our BTEC entry requirements.

Must include Chemistry and Biology

Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. Must include Chemistry and Biology

Required subjects: Chemistry and Biology

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill
PTE Academic 62 overall with a minimum of 59 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT) 92 overall with 23 in writing and 20 in the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill
Trinity ISE Level III (ISEIII) with pass in each skill
Institution's Own Test Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 6.5
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology, BSc (Hons).

Costs

Tuition Fees Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/index

The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of King's College London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of King's College London in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #3 
    • #8 
    Anatomy & Physiology
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]
    • #11 
    • #16 
    Anatomy & Physiology
    Good University Guide by Subject - The Times
    [Published ]
    • #4 
    • #16 
    Anatomy & Physiology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 20 April, 2022]

See all university rankings of King's College London

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About King's College London

King’s College London (KCL) was established in 1892 and is located in the very centre of London. International students can start by taking KCL’s International Foundation, a one-year course intended to improve your knowledge on a particular subject while bringing your English to a level where you’re comfortable studying and communicating. The famous city of London offers innumerable advantages to young students, including myriad work opportunities, reliable and extensive public transport, and abundant entertainment options.

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Where is this programme taught

Central London
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Guy's Campus
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Main Site - Strand
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