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Many careers require a bachelor’s degree as an entry-level qualification. A bachelor's degree program is generally a targeted approach to your education, featuring course work centered on the area of study. Some programs include general education classes as well.

What is a Bachelor in Life Sciences? Most life science programs include theory as well as practical opportunities in areas such as general training on the use of scientific equipment, analysis, research and laboratory experience. You may choose a broad program or something with a narrow focus from a large variety of disciplines, including plant or agricultural sciences, zoology, biology, molecular biology, biotechnology, and food science. A bachelor's degree in these areas may prepare you for an immediate career or further study.

Professional capabilities, such as research and analytical skills, are used across the board in science disciplines and are important benefits of earning a Bachelor in Life Sciences. Most programs also improve communication skills, which are useful in both professional and personal relationships.

Finding the right program will depend on many different factors, such as the length of study and the location of the institution, which can impact the cost of the program. Most bachelor's programs may be completed in as few as three years or in as many as five.

Areas of focus can vary, and a bachelor's in life sciences may lead to career opportunities in research, education, or industry. Careers such as lab technician, research scientist, and biochemist are just a few examples of the many employment choices students may have with a life sciences degree. Graduates often go on to pursue advanced degrees or study medicine.

Bachelor in Life Sciences programs are available all around the world, in both distance learning and traditional campus options. 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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83 Results in Life Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences

International Food & Agribusiness is about international sustainable entrepreneurship. That means it’s about doing international business, with respect for people and ... [+]

How do we make sure that in future there is enough and healthy food for everyone in the world? The solution to this challenging question lies in the hands of international entrepreneurs. Do you want to make the difference in the agri-food chain with a global mindset? Do you also realize how important the role of circularly economy is? That is exactly what the degree programme International Food & Agribusiness is all about.

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Are you searching for an English taught bachelor programme in Horticulture, Agriculture, Sustainability or Food in the Netherlands?

Check out the Online Open Day of HAS University of Applied Sciences!

Future professions our students get to work in are:... [-]

Netherlands 's Hertogenbosch
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
WIlmington College

American agriculture provides a third of the world’s food supply and will be called upon to significantly increase production by mid-century for an ever-hungrier world. A ... [+]

About

American agriculture provides a third of the world’s food supply and will be called upon to significantly increase production by mid-century for an ever-hungrier world. As a student in Wilmington College’s largest major, you will become prepared to help meet that daunting challenge through a blending of academic theory and hands-on practical experience.

Our students do things! We emphasize the understanding of concepts through their application outside the classroom as the most effective way of learning. Our hands-on learning opportunities can take you from labs in our new Center for the Sciences & Agriculture to our greenhouses and 267-acre, crop and animal production farm. You’ll also have opportunities to learn how to lobby Congress on agricultural and rural life issues in Washington, D.C. and organize a judging competition that regularly attracts 1,000-plus high school students. You may even get the opportunity to study sustainable farming methods in tropical Costa Rica.... [-]

USA Wilmington
September 2019
Campus
University of Tampa College of Natural and Health Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree prepares chemistry students for entering the job market or for continuing their education at the graduate level. ... [+]

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree prepares chemistry students for entering the job market or for continuing their education at the graduate level. Research projects, publishing opportunities, internships, and classes provide students with both lecture and laboratory experience.

Biochemistry majors are assigned to a faculty member who serves as an adviser and whose specialty coincides with the student’s area of interest. Students are encouraged to learn by experience through research opportunities in areas such as the design of enzyme inhibitors, protein chemistry, bio-organic reaction mechanisms, biosensor development and tumorigenesis.... [-]

USA Tampa
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Lakeland University

Check out our high-performance liquid chromatograph. Take our ultraviolet-visible spectrometer for a spin. Would you like to use our DNA sequencer? Or perform Fourier tra ... [+]

Check out our high-performance liquid chromatograph. Take our ultraviolet-visible spectrometer for a spin. Would you like to use our DNA sequencer? Or perform Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy? If you’ve got a passion for biochemistry, we would love to work with you. Lakeland’s professors have an impressive collection of high-tech tools they're excited to introduce you to. Together, using Lakeland’s deeply ingrained hands-on approach, you will unlock the many secrets of biochemistry. You will get a project, you will learn how to use and troubleshoot all of our instruments, you will learn how to obtain results, how to interpret those results and how to explain those results to an audience.... [-]

USA Plymouth
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Felician University

Are you curious about the billions of living organisms that inhabit our planet? When you are a biology major at Felician University, you will have the opportunity to stud ... [+]

Are you curious about the billions of living organisms that inhabit our planet? When you are a biology major at Felician University, you will have the opportunity to study the living world from the smallest cells to massive ecosystems. Biological sciences span a wide range of interests that include anatomy and physiology, molecular biology, ecology and evolution, and health-related biology. With a strong foundation in the basic principles of biology, you will have many career options available to you.

If you wish to pursue a career in a health-related profession, Felician University offers several accelerated, pre-professional programs with cooperating professional schools. These programs include: Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Respiratory Therapy Technology, Medical Imaging Sciences, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, Audiology, and Podiatry.... [-]

USA Rutherford
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Mary Washington

Are you drawn to the chemistry of life? Biochemistry studies life on the molecular and atomic levels – deep inside of each living organism at its most basic components. I ... [+]

Biochemistry

Are you drawn to the chemistry of life? Biochemistry studies life on the molecular and atomic levels – deep inside of each living organism at its most basic components. It encompasses not only the structures of the chemical components of living matter but also the metabolism of living matter and molecular genetics. If you find that interesting, this might be the major for you.

Areas of Study

In the UMW biochemistry major, which you will pursue through the Department of Chemistry, you’ll take chemistry, biology, and physics as well as biochemistry lectures and labs. If you choose, there are electives in nutrition and metabolism, the biology of cancer, biochemistry of proteins, and more.... [-]

USA Fredericksburg
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Ferrum College

Ferrum College is the only private college in Virginia that offers a four-year degree in Agricultural Science and teacher licensure in vocational agriculture. A diversifi ... [+]

Ferrum College is the only private college in Virginia that offers a four-year degree in Agricultural Science and teacher licensure in vocational agriculture. A diversified four-year curriculum stresses the theory, art, and practice of agriculture while also emphasizing the intimate intersections with sustainability. Within this framework, students consider the environmental, economic, and social ramifications of agricultural practices in an increasingly resource-strained world.

Emphasis Areas

The five program emphasis areas of Animal Science, Agribusiness, Agronomy, Horticulture, and Equine Studies allow students to focus their study. Agricultural teaching is, by nature, a hands-on endeavor. This philosophy is embodied in labs, class exercises, practica, internships, and independent research. These diverse delivery methods allow students to apply theory in a practical, real-world setting. This broad preparatory approach is underscored by a comprehensive liberal arts base to prepare graduates for a wide range of career opportunities. Students interested in a career in primary or secondary school teaching may study Animal Science or Horticulture and minor in Teacher Education.... [-]

USA Ferrum
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Wabash College

Students will acquire a broad-based knowledge of chemistry, biology, and biochemistry, and understand how these areas are interconnected. ... [+]

The Wabash College Chemistry Department believes in a challenging curriculum, which thoroughly investigates all areas of modern chemistry and in a significant hands-on laboratory experience in which students become progressively more independent as they proceed through the curriculum. We believe that such an education will prepare chemistry majors for a variety of career outcomes, including those in research, medicine, teaching, and industry.

In recent years, three-fourths of our majors have gone to graduate school in chemistry/ biochemistry or to medical school following graduation. Others have chosen to take jobs as chemists or high school teachers or to attend other professional schools (business, law, and physical therapy). We strive to provide chemistry minors and pre-medical students with the knowledge base they need to succeed in their chosen fields.... [-]

USA Crawfordsville
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
HAN University of Applied Sciences

Would you like to use science to improve the world we live in? To come up with solutions for world food shortages? To work on cures for cancer? These and other important ... [+]

Bachelor of Life Sciences

Would you like to use science to improve the world we live in? To come up with solutions for world food shortages? To work on cures for cancer? These and other important advances all start with research in the laboratory. By studying Life Sciences at HAN University of Applied Sciences, you’ll get a solid footing in this exciting field. Location: Nijmegen Duration: 4 years Degree: Bachelor of Science Course start: September

Life Sciences gives you the skills and understanding to perform lab research in different scientific settings, including fundamental research and quality control. You can specialize in molecular plant biology, molecular pathogenesis, or biotechnology. Your practical experience combined with your scientific knowledge and skills make you a valuable asset to a wide range of employers.... [-]

Netherlands Nijmegen
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Singidunum University

Singidunum University is the leading higher education institution in the region educating tourism and hospitality experts. Four-year studies at the Faculty of Tourism and ... [+]

Singidunum University is the leading higher education institution in the region educating tourism and hospitality experts. Four-year studies at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management are designed to meet the needs of those who have decided to pursue a successful career in the tourism industry - currently the most wide-spread and the fastest growing industry worldwide.

The teaching process at this study program is based on a multidisciplinary approach. Namely, particular attention is devoted to gaining knowledge and skills in the field of economics, IT and foreign language learning. The internship is an integral part of this study program. The study program Tourism and Hospitality will give students the opportunity to develop professional and personal skills, and successfully prepare for the leading positions in their respective fields. Besides available elective options related to tourism and hospitality, we have also started educating experts in the field of food economics.... [-]

Serbia Belgrade
October 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara

Study Engineering in Biotechnology in UAG. Learn Biotechnology Engineering at the University of Guadalajara best. You will be able to design, operate, optimize and innova ... [+]

Study Engineering in Biotechnology in UAG

Learn Biotechnology Engineering at the University of Guadalajara best

You will be able to design, operate, optimize and innovate processes for the production of biotechnological products of commercial or scientific interest. You will apply analytics for identifying molecules of biotechnological importance techniques.

You can make your career in the area of ​​production, research, development, innovation and control of biotechnology products.

Desirably you have some of the following characteristics:

Taste for science. Capacity for analysis and synthesis. Entrepreneurial spirit. Taste for research. Capacity for teamwork. ... [-]
Mexico Guadalajara
July 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Ohio Northern University

With a chemistry or biochemistry degree from our American Chemical Society-accredited department, you could end up working on a cure for cancer; monitoring the ozone laye ... [+]

GO FOR A POSITIVE REACTION

With a chemistry or biochemistry degree from our American Chemical Society-accredited department, you could end up working on a cure for cancer; monitoring the ozone layer that protects us from the sun; researching superior energy solutions (i.e., battery technology or solar panels); developing new textiles, cosmetics or pharmaceutical products; or solving water-pollution problems.

Our program combines rigorous academics with extensive opportunities for research and work in the lab. You’ll gain a solid foundation in the math and the physical sciences while developing your critical-thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and leadership skills. These skills are in demand in today’s workforce.... [-]

USA Columbus
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Padova

The course aims at providing knowledge, skills and competences to develop qualified human resources, specialised in animal care, husbandry and welfare, able to operate in ... [+]

Bachelors in Life Sciences. Course description

The course targets Italian and foreign students interested in the field of animal care, in national and international contexts, offering a unique educational pathway in the Mediterranean area of Europe.

The specific learning objectives meet the requirements of professionals who can be then employed in companies, private and public organizations in which the management, health, welfare and the preservation of animals is conducted in accordance to a modern and international approach.

The main purpose of the international undergraduate degree course in Animal Care is the achievement of knowledge, skills and competencies in order to develop qualified human resources, specialized in animal care and welfare, in different sectors but mainly in relation to an individual view of the animal.... [-]

Italy Padua
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Massey University

Massey University’s Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours is the only degree in Australasia that combines food science, food engineering and food business. 75% of our ... [+]

A unique degree in Australasia

Massey University’s Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours is the only degree in Australasia that combines food science, food engineering and food business. 75% of our graduates have jobs within six months of graduating.

What is it like?

Food is an important part of our everyday life. The focus on health and wellbeing through food consumption is increasing. The world’s economies are looking for new ways to add value to raw produce and to provide safe and nutritious food to feed the worlds growing population.

All this adds up to excellent career opportunities, excellent salaries and increasing demand for people with the skills you will gain by studying food technology.... [-]

New Zealand Auckland Palmerston North
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Universidad Tecmilenio

Develops culinary alternatives related to current food needs. ... [+]

Graduate Profile

By graduating from the Gastronomy career, you are able to:

Define menus for different food services (restaurants, schools, hospitals, industrial kitchens) with different budgets, dietary requirements and production volumes. Use appropriate methods and techniques for the preparation and conservation of food, as well as for the development of innovative culinary concepts. Manage culinary business operations, including cost control, sanitary control of food and facilities, marketing and human resources management. Innovate in the techniques and use of ingredients for the elaboration of avant-garde and related dishes with the current needs of food. Conceptualize and manage gastronomic events for different environments and contexts, involving different sensory experiences. Plan, organize and operate food and beverage services that include the design of facilities, personnel administration, conceptualization of events and administration of restaurants and bars. Labor Field ... [-]
Mexico Monterrey
July 2019
Spanish
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus