International Year One in Biology

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of a three-year undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences at the University of East Anglia.

Key information

  • Learn the essential information about the physical and chemical principles that underpin our understanding of biochemical systems and cellular metabolism.
  • Become familiar with the key aspects of cell biology and how these relate to the physiology of living systems.
  • Develop a range of skills needed as a biologist and in future employment.
  • Explore the evolution of the major groups of microorganisms, plants and animals.
  • Learn about the main ideas in behavioural ecology, evolutionary biology and ecology.
  • Discover how information is stored in DNA, expressed, copied and repaired, and how DNA is transmitted between generations.

Entry requirements

Age requirement
17
Academic requirements
Satisfactory completion of A-levels to the required standards or first year of overseas university degree with good grades or equivalent
English language entry requirements
3 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent

Dates & Fees


September 2022 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 19 September 2022 - Fri 23 June 2023
£19,470

Modules

Compulsory Modules
Biodiversity
20 Credits
Biological Chemistry for International Students
20 Credits
Cell Biology and Physiology for International Students
20 Credits
English and Skills for Biologists
20 Credits
Evolution, Behaviour and Ecology
20 Credits
Molecular Biology and Genetics
20 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Biological Sciences (with a Year in Industry)-BSc (Hons)
40% in all UEA modules and 55% all INTO modules
65% in INTO Writing and Speaking assessments

Biological Sciences-BSc (Hons)
40% in all UEA modules and 55% all INTO modules
65% overall and minimum of 60% in any component

Biological Sciences-MSci
60% in all modules
65% in INTO Writing and Speaking assessments

Molecular Biology and Genetics-BSc (Hons)
40% in all UEA modules and 55% all INTO modules
65% in INTO Writing and Speaking assessments

Entry requirements

Age requirement
17
Academic requirements
Satisfactory completion of A-levels to the required standards or first year of overseas university degree with good grades or equivalent
English language entry requirements
3 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent

Dates & Fees


September 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 18 September 2023 - Fri 21 June 2024

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Biological Sciences (with a Year in Industry)-BSc (Hons)
40% in all UEA modules and 55% all INTO modules
65% in INTO Writing and Speaking assessments

Biological Sciences-BSc (Hons)
40% in all UEA modules and 55% all INTO modules
65% overall and minimum of 60% in any component

Biological Sciences-MSci
60% in all modules
65% in INTO Writing and Speaking assessments

Molecular Biology and Genetics-BSc (Hons)
40% in all UEA modules and 55% all INTO modules
65% in INTO Writing and Speaking assessments