Bachelor of Science Degrees in Biological & Life Sciences

Compare 215 Bachelor of Science Programs in Biological & Life Sciences

Biological & Life Sciences

Students pursue a degree in biological and life sciences for a variety of reasons. This degree provides students with an expansive knowledge base in plant and animal genetics, development, and behavior. Graduates are prepared for a number of openings in the field of biology, including the health professions and research.

What is a BSc in Biological and Life Sciences?  A Bachelor of Science in Biological and Life Sciences prepares students for graduate work and careers in the fields of medicine, conservation, and research. Studies focus on advanced knowledge of plant and animal biology from cell development to ecology, giving students the research tools and expert information necessary to practice applied biology.

A solid biology and life science knowledge base can be applied to many graduate studies and a large selection of careers, and students can tailor their coursework to postgraduate concentrations and eventual career goals. Students complete work in animal and plant cell biology and physiology, animal behavior, biodiversity, genetics, and evolution. After completing these requirements, students can choose to specialize with courses such as conservation biology or society and biology.

Students will find a range of costs for pursuing a degree in biological and life sciences. Every institution determines the amount of coursework necessary to complete the degree, which results in different amounts of time and costs to complete the program. Prospective students should be sure to check every institution for specific information.

A degree in biology and life sciences can be applied to prestigious graduate studies for medicine, veterinary science, and dentistry as well as education.  Some students concentrate their studies toward ecology or research methods, using the expertise gained from this coursework to enter rewarding careers in wildlife conservation or government research positions, as well as scientific research industries in the private sector.

This degree is offered in a large number of academic settings. Students looking for the right institution for their location and other personal requirements should begin by searching our extensive database of schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BSc in Nursing Practice (Honours)

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 2 - 16 years August 2017 United Kingdom Milton Keynes + 1 more

If you’re a registered nurse, this degree offers a practical way to take your career forward, by enabling you to step up to an honours degree while continuing to earn. Its flexible, modular approach is designed to meet the needs of nurses working across a range of settings and specialities, in both the NHS and independent sectors. Study options focus on key areas for contemporary nursing – leadership; ageing and the life course; and public health... [+]

BScs in Biological & Life Sciences. BSc in Nursing Practice (Honours) If you’re a registered nurse, this degree offers a practical way to take your career forward, by enabling you to step up to an honours degree while continuing to earn. Its flexible, modular approach is designed to meet the needs of nurses working across a range of settings and specialities, in both the NHS and independent sectors. Study options focus on key areas for contemporary nursing – leadership; ageing and the life course; and public health. This top-up degree gives you credit for your existing nursing qualification (credit transfer). Most students with a DipHE qualification will receive the maximum amount of transferred credit (240 credits), enabling them to start the programme at Stage 3. However, if you receive less than the maximum amount, you may need to complete additional modules at Stage 2. You’ll need to provide evidence of current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Key features of the course: Enhances your professional expertise to meet the complex challenges of contemporary health care practice Helps you reflect critically on your own practice Cultivates a person-centred approach to work with service users, their carers and families Explores how your learning can contribute to evidence-based practice improvement. Educational aims The degree aims to: provide access to a flexible programme of study that will enable registered nurses to remain work based consolidate and build on previous professional and academic learning experiences develop their individual nursing practice and contribute to... [-]

BSc in Human Biology

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree Programme in Human Biology is an accredited interschool/interdepartmental, undergraduate Programme. It aims to provide students with the opportunity to receive an interdisciplinary perspective on the relationship between the biological, health and sociocultural aspects of humanity’s origin, development, function and prospects. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Human Biology Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English or Greek Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree Programme in Human Biology is an accredited interschool/interdepartmental, undergraduate Programme. It aims to provide students with the opportunity to receive an interdisciplinary perspective on the relationship between the biological, health and sociocultural aspects of humanity’s origin, development, function and prospects. Aims To provide interdisciplinary education in the molecular, cellular and whole body biological processes and mechanisms for the understanding of issues and concepts related to human life and to health and disease. Objectives 1. Introduce students to biological sciences and teach them how these are interrelated in understanding the human biological functions. 2. Teach students how these functions are related to human evolution, behavior and culture. 3. Help students analyze, discuss critically and relate biological issues to human health and diseases. 4. Prepare students towards advanced academic studies and research in the biosciences, the biomedical fields and in medicine. 5. Prepare students towards a career in the pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnology industries and in the education sector. 6. Help students develop ethos and skills and attitudes required for lifelong learning. Career Prospects: On successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to find employment at various sectors. Potential employment opportunities include: the Education sector (primary and secondary education); the Biomedical sector of... [-]

Bachelor in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences

Paul Smith's College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Paul Smiths

Bachelors Degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences - Our 14,000-acre lakeside campus and devoted faculty provide unique, hands-on opportunities to survey fish and wildlife populations. [+]

BScs in Biological & Life Sciences. Bachelors Degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences Our 14,000-acre lakeside campus and devoted faculty provide unique, hands-on opportunities to survey fish and wildlife populations. From their first semester, our students engage in activities such as small mammal trapping, fish sampling and identification, bird capture and banding, wildlife habitat assessments and amphibian ecology studies. Students will develop their ecological acumen as well as cognitive, social and scientific skills to identify, objectively analyze and problem solve management issues in the wildlife and fisheries disciplines. Coursework is designed to meet the biologist certification requirements of the American Fisheries Society or The Wildlife Society. Additional skills and opportunities include: Developing technical knowledge and skills such as species identification, calculating population size, live trapping and tagging. Focusing on longstanding and emerging issues such as invasive species, habitat fragmentation and degradation, climate change and more. Working directly with faculty on professionally relevant fisheries and wildlife research. Minoring in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Collaborating with the Adirondack Watershed Institute on research, citizen outreach and hands-on stewardship to preserve water quality and combat invasive species. Participating in the Smitty Creek Watershed long-term monitoring and research project. Graduating ready to operate within real-world conditions. With their friendly demeanor, diverse backgrounds and desire for student success, our faculty understand that this degree is a stepping stone to your career. As such, they are diligent in assisting students to receive an extracurricular education through summer field experiences and in-semester experiences, often through the student chapters... [-]

BSc Honours in Biochemistry

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

Biochemistry is a pivotal degree discipline in the modern world and a fundamental element of all the biological sciences. Biochemistry is the study of living systems at the molecular level, and biochemists study the ways in which cells and organisms are formed. [+]

Biochemistry is a pivotal degree discipline in the modern world and a fundamental element of all the biological sciences. Biochemistry is the study of living systems at the molecular level, and biochemists study the ways in which cells and organisms are formed. This involves examining the structure and function of molecules found in living systems, as well as experimental investigations of the properties of biological systems ranging in complexity from cell extracts to whole organisms, and elucidating the roles of specific genes in the cells in which they are expressed. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to establish yourself in a range of careers related to biochemistry, including the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotechnology industries. The foundation of the course is our thriving research in diverse areas of biochemistry including biotechnology, cancer biology, membrane transport, molecular diagnostics and therapeutics, plant biochemistry, and protein structure. Course content In this degree you will gain a sound foundation in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and analytical biochemical techniques. The general principles of biochemistry and cell biology and human physiology are established at Credit Level 4. Your understanding of molecular biology and genetics, metabolism, protein chemistry and enzyme function and other aspects of cellular function are then developed at Credit Levels 5 and 6. A number of options are also offered, allowing you to pursue your own interests within biochemistry and its associated disciplines. Your laboratory and research skills will be developed throughout your degree, culminating in your final-year project in which you... [-]

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Food Science and Technology

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 China Zhuhai

The aims of this programme are to nurture graduates who are knowledgeable and competent in handling issues concerning production, marketing and management of food, and nutritional science. The programme will prepare students to be well-trained food scientists, technologists, regulatory specialists and food science professionals employed either by government agencies or private food industries, both local and foreign companies, establishing sales and manufacturing facilities in China. [+]

BScs in Biological & Life Sciences. Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Food Science and Technology The aims of this programme are to nurture graduates who are knowledgeable and competent in handling issues concerning production, marketing and management of food, and nutritional science. The programme will prepare students to be well-trained food scientists, technologists, regulatory specialists and food science professionals employed either by government agencies or private food industries, both local and foreign companies, establishing sales and manufacturing facilities in China. Our curriculum maintains a current approach, encompassing the latest scientific, technological and industrial developments, aiming at providing the necessary human resources for the development of the food industry in China. The curriculum covers areas of general sciences, including General Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, General Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Analytical Chemistry, giving students a solid foundation in food science and technology. In addition, students are required to take a group of core courses specifically in food science and technology, such as Food Chemistry, Food Process Engineering, Food Analysis, Food Materials Science, Food Science Laboratory, Nutrition, Food Microbiology and Toxicology, Food Product Development, Quality Assurance and Safety of Food, etc. In addition, students will be encouraged to select some major elective courses based on their interests and plans for future development in two directions: science and technology,and business and management. There are numerous opportunities for our graduates to gain employment in food industries, public health institutions, government regulatory agencies, food service providers, educational institutions, and other non-profit organizations. Since the medium of instruction at... [-]

BSc of Biotechnology

AIMST University
Campus Full time 3 years July 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Kedah + 1 more

The 3-year undergraduate programme at AIMST emphasizes the integration of theory with specialized practical training, ensuring a sound basis in relevant biological sciences. [+]

BSc of Biotechnology The Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) was the second Faculty to be set up at AIMST. It has set its goals to promote cutting-edge multidisciplinary programmes in which are infused the elements of innovativeness and technopreneurship designed to enhance market competitiveness. Currently, the Faculty has only one department, which is Department of Biotechnology. Under this department, FAS offers its own three-year degree programme with honors i.e. BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology (BT). In addition to BSc course, Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biotechnology (by research) are also offered by FAS through Department of Biotechnology. Postgraduate programs are becoming popular among the students and the numbers of students are increasing every year. Programme Outline Year 1 Basic Chemistry Genetics Molecular Biology Microbiology Biochemistry Biocomputing Co-curriculum Social Service Biophysics Biodiversity Year 2 Genetic engineering Bioinstrumentation Cell culture Immunology Food technology Biostatistics Industrial training Plant science Human physiology Downstream processing Virology Biotech trends Algal & fungal sciences Year 3 Molecular modelling Environmental biotechnology Research methodology Biomolecular diagnostic Business management Bioethics, bioregulation & biosafety Research project Biomaterials Metabolomics Pharmacogenomics Molecular pathogenesis Aquaculture Nanobiotechnology Medical biotechnology Forensic sciences Career Options With the launching of the National Biotech Policy & Bionexus in April 2005, job opportunities in biotechnology are set to escalate continuosly. Graduates will have excellent career opportunities in areas as diverse as the agricultural, medical, pharmaceutical, environmental and the food and manufacturing industries such as in: Forensic Science, Genetic Counselling, Marketing and Sales, R&D Management, Education, Biosafety... [-]

BSc in Microbiology

Igbinedion University, Okada
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years March 2018 Nigeria Benin City

The programme integrates doctrines and concepts from genetics, biochemistry, chemistry, ecology, immunology, physiology, bacteriology, virology, statistics, botany, zoology and lastly, microbiology in order to produce well grounded students who can vie favourably anywhere and particularly in the highly competitive Nigerian food and beverages industries, hospitals and other related public and private sectors. [+]

BScs in Biological & Life Sciences. The Department of Biological Sciences, Igbinedion University, Okada was established in 2000 sequel to the approval and establishment of the University in 1999. The Department has degree options in Microbiology, Plant Science and Zoology. The first intake into the Microbiology degree option was in the year 2000/2001 academic session. Since then, the student population has grown to one hundred and sixty three (163) in the 2010/2011 session. The training of these students has been handled by highly qualified, competent and efficient staff. A total of two hundred and fifty six (256) students have graduated in the programme from eight sets of students in the 2003/2004 to 2010/2011 sessions. The staff list presently comprises twenty one (21) academic staff and four (4) non-teaching staff. Philosophy of the Programme The philosophy is to provide a broad based education in Microbiology and produce man power (graduate) equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge, which will make them relevant in nation building and thus capable of helping the nation to achieve its goals of industrialization and self-sufficiency. Objectives The objectives of the programme, therefore, are to produce confident, self-reliant and highly competitive graduates who can create employment opportunities and fill career opportunities in industries, hospitals, private businesses, academia and research. To achieve this, the course for B. Sc. honours degree in Microbiology are designed to accommodate a mosaic of students with diversity of interests and occupational goals in the field of medical, industrial, environmental soil, marine/freshwater, food and agricultural... [-]

BSc in Biology (Animal Biology)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The BSc (Hons) in Biology (Animal Biology) offers you the opportunity for study in all aspects of plant and animal life. This degree will enhance your considerable interest in the subject and also support your future career development, in particular if you are considering work in a related field. This is a flexible course in which you will establish a strong foundation in the biological sciences during your first and second years of study... [+]

Biology (Animal Biology) - BSc (Hons) The BSc (Hons) in Biology (Animal Biology) offers you the opportunity for study in all aspects of plant and animal life. This degree will enhance your considerable interest in the subject and also support your future career development, in particular if you are considering work in a related field. This is a flexible course in which you will establish a strong foundation in the biological sciences during your first and second years of study. In your third year you will have the opportunity to focus your studies and specialise in animal biology. In addition to broadening your knowledge of the science of biology, you will gain an understanding of research methods and develop the practical and laboratory skills relevant to your studies and future career. About the course Class sizes are small and teaching staff are supportive and friendly. Many of the areas in which you may choose to specialize are supported by staff research, such as aspects of molecular or environmental biology. You will be taught using a wide variety of methods including lectures, tutorials, seminars, laboratory and field work, small group work and supported self study. Experts in particular areas of biology regularly give talks and presentations as guest speakers. Throughout your studies you will have access to the University’s modern, well-equipped laboratories where you will have the opportunity to enhance your practical lab skills. Special features Class sizes are small and teaching staff are friendly and very supportive. You will have... [-]

BSc BioMolecular Engineering

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Milwaukee

Looking to be on the forefront of cutting-edge technological innovations using new, state-of-the-art laboratories? Find it with a bachelor’s degree in biomolecular engineering—the only one offered in the state. [+]

BScs in Biological & Life Sciences. Looking to be on the forefront of cutting-edge technological innovations using new, state-of-the-art laboratories? Find it with a bachelor’s degree in biomolecular engineering—the only one offered in the state. Students in the biomolecular engineering (BioE) program work at the molecular level with simple and complex molecules. They take courses that cover concepts of thermodynamics, transport phenomena, cell engineering, biophysics, bioinformatics, nanotechnology and genomics. MSOE is the only university in the state to offer a bachelor’s degree in BioE. You’ll sharpen your skills in a suite of cutting-edge laboratories that rival those found in the professional sector, using high-tech instruments like temperature-controlled incubators, atomic force microscopes, macro and micro centrifuges and more. As scientists make further genetic and molecular breakthroughs, biomolecular engineers continue to be in demand. Equipped with hybrid and versatile skills, these engineers will develop new products, processes and techniques, and provide solutions for medical, food, environmental and technical problems‒—fulfilling their desire to improve human quality of life. The results The three-year average placement rate for MSOE biomolecular engineering graduates is 91% in 2014-2015, and graduates enjoyed an average starting salary of $43,924. The field Biomolecular engineering is a diverse, application-driven discipline in the areas of medical, agricultural, environmental, biotechnical, food and other life-science fields. Biomolecular engineers work at the interface of engineering and molecular biology to solve engineering problems, improve current products and processes and develop new products and processes at the molecular level. They work in advanced laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment,... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2017 Philippines Manila

This program provides students with a strong foundation in various areas of molecular biosciences such as [+]

This program provides students with a strong foundation in various areas of molecular biosciences such as molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology, bioinformatics, molecular genetics, and biochemical engineering. The program offers hands-onexperiences in various macroscopic and microscopic biological systems, product identification and purification, and downstream processing. The program also provides proper training for employment in bio-industries. Graduates of this program may engage in the following professions: research on and development of food, pharmaceutical products, nutraceuticals, and biomaterials; validation of operations and processes in bio-industries; design and engineering of fermentation systems. They may also pursue graduate programs in Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Biochemistry or Biochemical Engineering, or a degree in Medicine. PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEO): Within the five years after graduation, the graduates of Biological Engineering program shall have Undertaken, singly or in teams, projects that show ability to solve complex engineering problems Had substantial involvement in projects that take into consideration safety, health, environmental concerns and the public welfare, partly through adherence to required codes and laws. Demonstrated professional success via promotions and/or positions of increasing responsibility Demonstrated life-long learning via progress toward completion of an advanced degree, professional development/continuing education courses, or industrial training courses Exhibited professional behavior and attitude in engineering practice Initiated and implemented actions toward the improvement of engineering practice STUDENT OUTCOMES (SO): An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data An ability to design a system, component, or... [-]

BSc in Biology

University Of Debrecen
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Hungary Debrecen

Our aim is to provide students with basic knowledge in the most important biological fields, to attain skills in fundamental methods of laboratory and applied biology, and acquaints them with the most important processes of biochemistry, cytology, components of living organisms. [+]

BScs in Biological & Life Sciences. The Biology BSc program covers a broad range of biological science including the most important concepts in modern biology; the levels of biological organization; the fundamental principles of structure and function and the development of ecosystems. The Institute of Biology and Ecology at the University of Debrecen has about 50 staff members, a third of whom are professors and associate professors with fluent English, established educational and research experience and regular research publication. The institute is well equipped and has an almost complete new Life Sciences library with more than 20000 books and about 200 journals in biology and ecology. Our libraries also enjoy the technical support and database of the National University Library of Debrecen. The institute is located in the two newest buildings of the Faculty of Science: the Life Sciences Building and the Ecological Building, with well equipped, spacious and computerized lecture rooms and laboratories. Course Structure: During the first year the basic elements of Basic Environmental Sciences, Elementary Mathematics and Informatics, Basics in Biochemistry and Chemistry, Basic Physics and Geology, Basics of Botany and Zoology are gained. Then deeper studies follow such as Basic Ecology and Biogeography, Plant-physiology and Animal-physiology, Molecular biology and Biotechnology, Ethnology, Hydrobiology and Soil Science, Advanced Ecology. The last year is devoted to Human biology, Environmental protection and Nature conservation, Advanced Botany and Zoology, Advanced Biochemistry and Cytology, Advanced Microbiology and Biotechnology, Advanced Genetics and Molecular biology, Conservation Genetics. This is supplemented with a series of... [-]

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology (Awarded by Northumbria University,UK)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Campus Full time 36 months August 2017 Singapore

Candidates who successfully complete all of the course requirements will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology by Northumbria University, UK. In addition, graduates from this programme are entitled to use the designatory title BSc (Hons) after their name... [+]

Objectives The programme is intended to: Provide students with a knowledge and understanding of the basic science that underpins biotechnology, including molecular biology and bioinformatics. Advance students’ knowledge of the science that is at the forefront of developments in biotechnology. Develop students’ practical skills including information technology skills, that will enable them to pursue careers in the biotechnology industry. Prepare students for employment, by developing transferable skills, including: self-management and reflective practice, independence, communication, IT, numeracy, data analysis, interpersonal and teamwork skills, alongside an awareness of current issues within the taught programme. Develop an appreciation of the role of scientific research in the advancement of Biotechnology and to encourage an understanding of the potential economic, ethical, and political impacts of modern biotechnology on society. Methods of Assessment The modules will be assessed either by coursework, examinations or a combination of both appropriate to the module objectives. Graduation Candidates who successfully complete all of the course requirements will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biotechnology by Northumbria University, UK. In addition, graduates from this programme are entitled to use the designatory title BSc (Hons) after their name. Year 1 Skills for Applied Scientists Cell Biology and Genetics The Scope of Biotechnology Biochemistry Plant Biology Biodiversity Introductory Bioinformatics Principles of Immunology Year 2 Cellular and Immunological Methods Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry Food Biotechnology The Biology of Disease Bioinformatics and Molecular Biotechnology Metabolic Biochemistry Biotechniques and Practical Molecular Genetics Research Methods for Applied Science Year 3 Analytical Methods and Applied Genetics Investigative... [-]

Applied Biology

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
Campus Full time 6 - 7 semesters October 2017 Germany Rheinbach

This English-language programme specialises in modern disciplines of biology with a focus on biomedicine. [+]

BScs in Biological & Life Sciences. This English-language programme specialises in modern disciplines of biology with a focus on biomedicine. A large number of international partner universities provide students with the opportunity to continue part of their studies abroad. At a glance Degree: Bachelor's degrees Campus: Rheinbach Standard period of study: 6 Semester Accreditation: Re-accreditation by ASIIN (German accreditation association) until September 30, 2022. Start of course: Each Winter Term Enrolment: Online Semester fee: Only semester fees, no tuition fees Prerequisites: Entrance qualifications for a German Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences), for University or a foreign university entrance qualification. These certificates must be acknowlegded as equivalent by competent authorities. Foreign application must show proficiency in English (TOEFL IBT: score of 79 or higher, TOEFL CT: score of 213 or higher, TOEFL PT: score of 550 or higher, IELTS: score of 6.0 or higher). The original TOEFL score report has to be sent by ETS, our institution code is 7977. - English language certificates are valid for two years from the date of issue. Have a look at our curriculum: https://www.h-brs.de/en/anna/curriculum-bsc-applied-biology [-]

BSc Biochemistry

University Of Cape Coast
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Ghana Cape Coast

The BSc programme in Biochemistry is designed to produce graduates who will meet the human resource needs of second cycle, tertiary, research institutions, food, brewing and pharmaceutical industries. The programme equips students with:

  • skills and techniques for conducting bioscience research and presentation of results under the supervision of a lecturer,
  • ​educational training in research methodology and statistical tools necessary to conduct research at the workplace,
  • ​broad knowledge-based academic issues in Biochemistry and related fields
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The BSc programme in Biochemistry is designed to produce graduates who will meet the human resource needs of second cycle, tertiary, research institutions, food, brewing and pharmaceutical industries. The programme equips students with: skills and techniques for conducting bioscience research and presentation of results under the supervision of a lecturer, ​educational training in research methodology and statistical tools necessary to conduct research at the workplace, ​broad knowledge-based academic issues in Biochemistry and related fields HOW DO WE PREPARE YOU FOR A B.SC.DEGREE IN BIOCHEMISTRY? The first year provides an introduction to Biology, Chemistry and Physics. You will also choose a liberal course from a list offered by the University. You will gain foundation in Biological Sciences. In Year two, you will build on this foundation with the inclusion of Mathematics for Biologists, and Introductory Biochemistry courses. In your third year, you will study courses including Research methods, Biostatistics and core Biochemistry courses. You will be expected to carry out attachment training in an industry, which is expected to build on your knowledge base and expose you to the job market. In the final year you will study Bio-entrepreneurship and other core Biochemistry courses and produce a dissertation necessary for graduation. Courses are taught through lectures, discussions and oral presentations by students. Students are assessed using continuous assessment by quizzes, assignments, oral presentations and participation in class discussion, which constitutes 40% and an End of Semester Examination, which comprises 60% of the total marks. WHAT TO DO TO QUALIFY FOR AN... [-]

Animal, Dairy, Poultry Sciences

Louisiana State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Baton Rouge

The School of Animal Sciences offers programs in animal, dairy, and poultry sciences (animal, dairy, and poultry curriculum) that provide individuals with a broad educational background tailored to meet their needs and aptitudes. Such preparation provides graduates with employment opportunities in all phases of animal, dairy and poultry production, processing, distribution, marketing, research and teaching. Preparatory curricula also are provided for subsequent training at the graduate level or in veterinary medicine. [+]

BScs in Biological & Life Sciences. Animal, Dairy, and Poultry Sciences Animal, Dairy, and Poultry Sciences (Animal Science Area, Dairy Production Area, Dairy Foods Technology Area, Poultry Science Area, Science and Technology Area, and Preveterinary Medicine) The School of Animal Sciences offers programs in animal, dairy, and poultry sciences (animal, dairy, and poultry curriculum) that provide individuals with a broad educational background tailored to meet their needs and aptitudes. Such preparation provides graduates with employment opportunities in all phases of animal, dairy and poultry production, processing, distribution, marketing, research and teaching. Preparatory curricula also are provided for subsequent training at the graduate level or in veterinary medicine. Qualified undergraduate students have the opportunity to participate in the Summer Internship Program with well-paid stipends. This program integrates academic experience on campus with work experience off campus, providing a total educational experience that prepares the student for responsible participation in industry following graduation. Students take basic courses during the first two years and follow a selected area of concentration during the junior and senior years. Within each area of concentration, students select approved and free electives. Students interested in choosing an approved minor can take the suggested courses for the minor as part of approved and free electives. See the listing of College of Agriculture minors for details. Prior to entering the program, students are encouraged to consult a counselor for guidance in scheduling courses. Those students interested in entering the School of Veterinary Medicine must take BIOL 1201 and 1208, 1202... [-]