BSc in Natural Sciences in United Kingdom

View Bachelor of Science Degrees in Natural Sciences in United Kingdom 2019

Natural Sciences

A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an undergraduate course of study that takes students three to five years to complete.  While in school, students complete a variety of courses to prepare for additional education or future job opportunities.

In a natural sciences academic program, many branches of the field might be explored in depth with the goal of observing and learning about nature. Some of these branches may include astronomy, biology, physics, ecology and chemistry.

Top Bachelor of Science Degrees in Natural Sciences in United Kingdom 2019

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Bachelor of Science Applied Ecology and Conservation

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick + 1 more

This BSc (Hons) course has been designed to provide students with the skillset necessary to apply ecological knowledge to the conservation and restoration of habitats. [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

This BSc (Hons) course has been designed to provide students with the skillset necessary to apply ecological knowledge to the conservation and restoration of habitats.

As the anthropogenic impact on the natural environment continues to cause concern, there is a need for professionals who possess the skills and knowledge to provide effective habitat management with a view to supporting sustainable development. You will learn how to assess the need for habitat management. The course will provide you will the knowledge and skills necessary to design and implement habitat management plans that target predetermined goals for improvement.

The course covers key elements of applied ecology, with an emphasis on environment and habitats necessary to support life. You will be given the opportunity to develop your specialist knowledge of particular issues facing nature conservation in the 21st century. The course takes full advantage of our rural campus and extensive range of habitats, benefitting from out excellent industrial links and partnerships in the countryside sector.... [-]


Bachelor of Science Zoological Science, Education and Media

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick

The course will provide you with the necessary skills to educate a variety of audiences about science, wildlife and animal management through a range of media and educational strategies. There will be the opportunity to undertake an internship as well as plan and evaluate an innovative education project in partnership with leading industry organizations. [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Communicating the care, management, welfare and environmental issues effectively is an important part of most organizations within the wildlife and pet industry. The course will provide you with the necessary skills to educate a variety of audiences about science, wildlife and animal management through a range of media and educational strategies. There will be the opportunity to undertake an internship as well as plan and evaluate an innovative education project in partnership with leading industry organizations. Modules will focus on ecology, zoology, evolution, animal behavior and wildlife conservation as well as the skills required as an educator in an industry which is highly competitive. Through the development of creative thinking skills, you will utilize new and emerging technologies to communicate through media, science writing, marketing, and education.... [-]


BSc Physics

University of Birmingham - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Birmingham

Physics addresses some of the deepest questions of how the universe works and explores nature beyond the bounds of human experience. Our staff conducts research from the longest length and time scales - e.g. the role of dark matter in the structure of the Universe and mimicking the Big Bang in heavy nuclear collisions - to the smallest length and time scales, e.g. the hunt for the Higgs boson and other aspects of elementary particle physics. [+]

Undergraduate degree course in Physics BSc F300:

Physics addresses some of the deepest questions of how the universe works and explores nature beyond the bounds of human experience. Our staff conducts research from the longest length and time scales - e.g. the role of dark matter in the structure of the Universe and mimicking the Big Bang in heavy nuclear collisions - to the smallest length and time scales, e.g. the hunt for the Higgs boson and other aspects of elementary particle physics.

In between these extremes, understanding how the Sun and stars work, the physics and biophysics of nanoscale structures, quantum states of matter such as superconductivity and ultracold atom gases, and metamaterials (the physics of invisible cloaks) are all keys to our research themes.... [-]


BSc Maths with Business Management

University of Birmingham - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Birmingham

At the School of Mathematics in Birmingham, we are internationally renowned for our world-leading research and research-led teaching and are committed to providing a challenging, first-rate, education to all of our students in a friendly and supportive environment. Consistently ranked amongst the top UK Mathematics centers, we excel at developing our students' thought processes, helping them to become more analytical and able to rapidly identify and solve problems. [+]

Undergraduate degree course Mathematics with Business Management BSc G1N2:

One of the longest established of disciplines, and underpinning many others, mathematics is the language of science and engineering and an intellectual field in its own right. It speaks without barriers across time. It is a discipline that is forever opening up to us, revealing new and fascinating truths and ideas, and helping to expand upon our knowledge in all directions.

At the School of Mathematics in Birmingham, we are internationally renowned for our world-leading research and research-led teaching and are committed to providing a challenging, first-rate, education to all of our students in a friendly and supportive environment. Consistently ranked amongst the top UK Mathematics centers, we excel at developing our students' thought processes, helping them to become more analytical and able to rapidly identify and solve problems.... [-]


BSc Chemistry

University of Birmingham - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Birmingham

Study Chemistry at Birmingham and you will join one of the UK's leading departments and have access to some of the best research facilities in the country. Throughout your time with us, you will be constantly challenged as you push forwards the boundaries of your understanding, all within a supportive learning environment. By the time you graduate, you will be ready to forge an exciting career that shapes the future of science and society. [+]

Undergraduate degree course/programme Chemistry BSc F100:

As the central science, Chemistry is responsible for many of the most important breakthroughs in science. In taking some of the world's most exciting ideas and discoveries and turning these into innovative processes and products, its potential to improve our everyday lives is enormous.

Study Chemistry at Birmingham and you will join one of the UK's leading departments and have access to some of the best research facilities in the country. Throughout your time with us, you will be constantly challenged as you push forwards the boundaries of your understanding, all within a supportive learning environment. By the time you graduate, you will be ready to forge an exciting career that shapes the future of science and society.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Biology

University of Cumbria
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom City of Carlisle Whitehaven London Lancashire + 4 more

Biology is in essence the study of life which encompasses a spectrum of species ranging from the simplest single celled organism right up to the complexity of the human form. [+]

BSc (Hons) Biology (with pathways)

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Biology is in essence the study of life which encompasses a spectrum of species ranging from the simplest single-celled organism right up to the complexity of the human form. It can be studied at several levels for example focus may be placed on molecular interactions at a sub-cellular level or alternatively cellular interactions at a tissue level. Biology therefore encompasses many academic disciplines for example, microbiology, immunology, biochemistry and molecular genetics all of which research life forms at the cellular and molecular level whilst physiology and evolution explore life on a multicellular scale.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Mathematics

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Mathematical training develops specific skills and broad analytical expertise, which are valued across all professions. There is also a particular demand for graduates who not only have quantitative skills but also know how to use them. [+]

Overview

Do you enjoy numbers the way others enjoy music, poetry or art? Do you enjoy using Mathematics to explain real-world phenomena and solve problems?

Mathematical training develops specific skills and broad analytical expertise, which are valued across all professions. There is also a particular demand for graduates who not only have quantitative skills but also know how to use them.

This course delivers that sought-after combination – through our teaching style, and our focus on real-world applications of both mathematical and statistical techniques. For example, you’ll use the mathematics computing laboratories as an integral part of your learning process, making your study as much experimental as theoretical.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Geography - Environmental Geography

University of Stirling
Online Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 2 more

Our Environmental Geography course seeks to make sense of our changing world. It’s unique in bridging environmental and social sciences, and in exploring the pressing human-environment issues of the 21st century. [+]

Overview

Are you curious about the relationship between humans and the environment? How people and places interact with landscape and nature?

Our Environmental Geography course seeks to make sense of our changing world. It’s unique in bridging environmental and social sciences, and in exploring the pressing human-environment issues of the 21st century.

We’ll turn you into an Environmental Geographer with the expert knowledge and skills to research, analyse and communicate how the changing environment affects our lives. Your ability to visualise geographical issues at different spatial scales, from global to local, and to offer solutions to some of our most pressing environmental problems, will ensure that you’re highly sought after by a wide range of employers.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Applied Mathematics

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Mathematics is about profound beauty, the rush-like excitement of the 'ah ha' moment and finding elegant solutions. It’s the relationship in patterns, systems, big data, technologies and science. [+]

Overview

Mathematics is about profound beauty, the rush-like excitement of the 'ah ha' moment and finding elegant solutions. It’s the relationship in patterns, systems, big data, technologies and science.

Mathematical training develops specific skills and broad analytical expertise, which are valued across all professions. There is also a particular demand for graduates who not only have quantitative skills but also know how to use them.

This course delivers that sought-after combination – through our teaching style, and our focus on real-world applications of both mathematical and statistical techniques. For example, you'll use the mathematics computing laboratories as an integral part of your learning process, making your study as much experimental as theoretical.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Marine Biology

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Marine Biology is the study of specialised plants and animals and how they’ve adapted to the challenges of living in a marine environment. It’s also concerned with the impact human activity has on the health of the oceans. [+]

Overview

Are you fascinated by the oceans and the rich diversity of organisms that inhabit their depths?

Marine Biology is the study of specialised plants and animals and how they’ve adapted to the challenges of living in a marine environment. It’s also concerned with the impact human activity has on the health of the oceans.

Our course is truly multi-disciplinary. It draws on other Biology disciplines, including Ecology and the physical and environmental sciences, to understand a habitat that covers around 71 percent of the earth’s surface.

We teach you the dynamics of aquatic systems and the biology of their organisms. You’ll learn about the science of diving and other underwater techniques. Our mix of practical work, fieldwork and research projects will ensure that you’ll be ready for your career working with the oceans.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

If you want a sound science degree that also takes you teaching and guiding outdoor activities, this unique degree has been designed for you. [+]

Overview

If you want a sound science degree that also takes you teaching and guiding outdoor activities, this unique degree has been designed for you.

Our course blends the academic foundation of our Environmental Geography degree with practical teaching on leading and guiding groups outdoors and providing educational activities with a geographical and environmental emphasis. Our field courses and practical teaching will give you hands-on experience and you’ll understand the core issues in geography, landscape evolution, human impact on the environment, field skills and environmental history.

Our leading mountaineering instructors and outdoor specialists will teach you outdoor leadership, mountain skills and environmental education. In addition, you’ll gain the Mountain Leader Award, endorsed by the Mountain Training Association. This is a physically demanding course requiring a certain level of health, fitness and mobility.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Conservation Biology and Management

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

This course will provide you with a deep understanding of the complex relationships between environments and their inhabitants. You’ll learn about the policies and management strategies that aim to safeguard our biodiversity and the ecosystem services upon which humans depend. [+]

Overview

Our world is changing. Human interference in natural environments is rapidly increasing, along with growing competition for space and resources. If you’re planning a career in Conservation Biology and Management, the University of Stirling is the perfect place to develop your understanding of the world we live in and help protect the planet.

This course will provide you with a deep understanding of the complex relationships between environments and their inhabitants. You’ll learn about the policies and management strategies that aim to safeguard our biodiversity and the ecosystem services upon which humans depend.

Stirling is a superb place to study this. We’re near to diverse landscapes and can link up with more environmental and conservation organisations than anywhere else in the UK.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Cell Biology

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Cell Biology focuses on the fundamental unit of life, taking you on an exploration of the cellular and subcellular worlds that underpin modern biology. Our course offers you unique and flexible interdisciplinary training from staff whose knowledge is constantly refreshed by their active research work. [+]

Overview

Cell Biology focuses on the fundamental unit of life, taking you on an exploration of the cellular and subcellular worlds that underpin modern biology. Cell Biology is key to understanding how organisms develop, how they respond to their environment and how the diseased state differs from the healthy state.

Recent advances in cell biology are enabling cell biologists to:

understand the basis of diseases in humans, animals and plants develop novel treatments and therapies for diseases explore the processes associated with ageing improve the quality and quantity of important food crops develop novel and sustainable fuels assess the impacts of environmental changes on biological systems ... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Biology

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Our course will teach you the full scope of life: from bacteria to blue whales, from enzymes to ecosystems. For the first two years, we’ll show you the broadest possible perspective in Biology before you specialise according to your interests. As you develop your practical skills you’ll become involved with research, giving you the opportunity to contribute to biological discoveries. [+]

Overview

Are you interested in the evolution of animal behaviour, the genetic engineering of crops or the hidden worlds of molecular and cell biology? Are you curious about how plants and animals will respond to climate change?

Our course will teach you the full scope of life: from bacteria to blue whales, from enzymes to ecosystems. For the first two years, we’ll show you the broadest possible perspective in Biology before you specialise according to your interests. As you develop your practical skills you’ll become involved with research, giving you the opportunity to contribute to biological discoveries.

As well as field work around Scotland, you can undertake an inspiring 10-day field course at the Cévennes National Park in France, a UNESCO reserve of huge biodiversity and wild mountain beauty. You can also study abroad through our well-established connections with North American, Australian and European universities.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Applied Biological Sciences

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

We’ve worked with Forth Valley College and business to develop a fully integrated degree course in Applied Biological Sciences. Our course is making a difference by solving the problem of skills shortages in life sciences. We’ll give you technical expertise and proficiency in the vital practical and research skills sought-after by employers. [+]

Overview

Scotland is internationally recognised for its crucial contributions in drug discovery and development, medical technologies, stem cells, bio-manufacturing and bioinformatics.

We’ve worked with Forth Valley College and business to develop a fully integrated degree course in Applied Biological Sciences. Our course is making a difference by solving the problem of skills shortages in life sciences. We’ll give you technical expertise and proficiency in the vital practical and research skills sought-after by employers.

Your study will begin with fundamental science and laboratory skills before focusing on the cellular and molecular aspects of biological sciences.

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