BSc (Hons) Biology at Bath Spa University with a pathway in Human Biology is an applied course equipping students for a fulfilling career in the life sciences industry. This specialist Biology pathway, introduces key anatomy and physiology related to healthy functioning of the human body, at the cell, tissue and organ level. As well as learning these specific topics, youâll develop a broad range of skills ready to use in a professional environment. The core elements of the Human Biology pathway include applied anatomy and physiology, histology, microbiology and medical biology.
- Significant practical components give you applied laboratory and technical skills.
- A âreal-worldâ focused course, preparing you to solve a range of problems and keep-up-to-date with scientific advances.
- Cover a range of fundamental topics such as cell biology and genetics, plant, animal and human biology.
- Embedded professional development, to make you as employable as possible.
Year 1 focuses on fundamental topics such as cell biology, genetics, anatomy and physiology, evolution and classification. Youâll also study compulsory elements including the study of the human body; using âreal timeâ data collected on lung and heart function; DNA analysis; and microscopic examination of tissues. Youâll also have a range of optional modules to pick from.
Year 2 covers a range of important human, animal and plant biology. Youâll consider important concepts in biology such as ethics, biosecurity, genetics. Human affection from disease will also be examined, including pathophysiology, nutrition and microbiology.
Finally, year 3 sees single honours and major students carrying out a dissertation in their final year. This substantial research project gives you the experience of being responsible for planning, implementing and analysing a human biological study. In addition you may study key concepts in medical biology including medical microbiology, pharmacology, and many more.
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Cows. Sheep. Swans. Squirrels. The Newton Park campus of Bath Spa University may as well be a zoo. Overlooking the rolling hills of Somerset, this picturesque, postcard-worthy place is perfect for the lovers of the natural world. All the essentials are here: we've got the general shop, on-campus doctors, the SU (with their unbeatable pizza meals), and of course the Starbucks. Everything is so close, you'll be able to roll out of bed and straight into a lecture. Campus is peaceful and tranquil most of the time, although you may be woken up rather early by the mooing cows outside your window.
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