Bachelor of Science Course in Genetics
Genetics pervades many aspects of society - human health, food production, quality of the environment, conservation of species, ethics and law. During this course you will learn how genetic engineering, molecular and developmental genetics, human genetics and evolutionary genetics all contribute to a greater understanding of the discipline. First year This year is common to all of our biological sciences degrees. Modules Adaptation and Diversity Biochemistry Genes Microbiology and Cell Biology Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience Second year Three of your five options will be the core genetics modules: Genomes Genes, Development and Inheritance Bioinformatics You can then choose any two other option modules from the available list. You will also study a Research Topic. Optional Year Abroad If you choose a four-year course you will spend your third year on a work placement or studying at one of our partner institutions in Europe, the USA or Japan. Final year Three of your four options will be selected from the core genetics modules: Evolutionary Genetics Human Genetics Genomics: A Microbial Perspective Genes and Development Your fourth choice can be any other option module from the available list. You will also complete a Research Project.