Biology Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Edinburgh Napier University - - - - - - Edinburgh online Part-time
The Open University - - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 92% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Biology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22013 £21371 £25228
25-75 percentile range £18513 - £25053 £16316 - £26551 £19070 - £32601

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22315 £22155 £27161
25-75 percentile range £19506 - £25726 £17760 - £27314 £20966 - £33950

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Biology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Biology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Biology

  • Research Science
  • Pharmacology
  • Ecology
  • Nature Conservation
  • Biotechnology
  • Marine Biology
  • Forensic Science
  • Environmental Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Human Biology
  • Reproductive biology
  • Aquatic biology
  • Freshwater biology
  • Population biology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Biology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Biology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Biology at Bath Spa University

30% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Sales occupations
10% Elementary occupations
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials

Grading Distribution

Students of Biology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Biology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Biology studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Biology was £22013 15 months after graduation, £21371 3 years after graduation and £25228 5 years after graduation.

Biology (R58) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 92 out of 100 among 30 respondents.