BACHELORSTUDIES

6 BA Programs in Life Sciences

Many professional careers start with a Bachelor of Arts, or BA. This undergraduate program combines a specific career focus and general studies of liberal arts within three to five years. Students can choose subjects to pursue that suit their interests or career plans.

What is a BA in Life Sciences? The term encompasses multiple industries and practices, but students of life sciences generally study human anatomy and physiology, plant biology or animal science. In all three cases, biochemistry is a major aspect, especially as applied in medical science and technology. Beyond theoretical studies and lab work, students will often engage with environmental, industrial and legal contexts as well, learning about real-world issues and applications.

Programs for degrees in life sciences focus more on applied studies and lab work than on theory. As such, students can gain practice in analyzing and interpreting data and build skills in numeracy and statistics. Successful students also exhibit an aptitude for problem-solving and time management, and they generally collaborate and communicate well with others.

Various costs factor into obtaining one’s BA in Life Sciences before, during and after the program. Tuition rates apply based on the program length and school, textbooks and other supplies frequently must be bought, and some schools may impose an application fee. Students should request information from admissions personnel at schools of interest.

Depending on the focus of the program, a BA in Life Sciences lends itself well to careers in various industries applying biochemistry. Many graduates pursue work as researchers or lab technicians, whether in academic institutions, government departments or independent research facilities. Some may also work in R&D for manufacturers. The relevant fields include agriculture and food research, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology and wildlife conservation.

Numerous colleges worldwide, particularly those with a focus on agriculture, animal husbandry or medicine, may offer programs for a BA in Life Sciences. Online learning options also exist for students living remotely. For further information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

6 Results in Life Sciences Filter

Bachelor Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
BA
01 Sep 2021
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Full-time
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6 semesters
31 Mar 2021
English
Campus

The Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology bachelor degree programme prepares you for one of the fastest growing fields of research in the world.

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B.A. in Biotechnology

The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
BA
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3 years
English
Campus

The B.A. in Biotechnology is designed to produce graduates who meet employers' needs and are able to take full advantage of the rapidly changing and expanding arena of biotech ...

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BA in Biochemistry

Wartburg College
BA
Sep 2021
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Full-time
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4 years
01 Jul 2021
English
Campus

Biochemistry, by textbook definition, is an effort to understand biology through the context of chemistry. Biochemistry lectures at Wartburg College topically include macromol ...

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BA Hons in Community Development

University of Johannesburg
BA
Jan 2021
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Full-time
30 Oct 2020
English
Campus

The institution is taking the lead across Africa in the 4th Industrial Revolution Thinking, reimagining the future for all disciplines 4IR is the next wave of industrializatio ...

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Bachelor in Food Science and Technology

Lebanese International University
BA
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Full-time
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3 years
Campus

The program develops the necessary skills and knowledge base to assist in and manage the provision of meals via an institutional food service.

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BA Equine Business Management

Hartpury College, University of West England
BA
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Part-time
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3 years
Campus

The UK horse industry’s gross output is worth approximately £4 billion per year, attracts around 4.3 million riders, and directly or indirectly employs up to a quarter of a mi ...

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