BSc Human Biology

Human Biology is the integrated study of human anatomy and physiology, including the study of the body in health and disease. 

Entrance Requirements

  • A-level
    AB (in any order in Biology/Human Biology and Chemistry) B + GCSE Mathematics
    A (Biology or Chemistry) AB including a second science subject + GCSE Biology and Chemistry or Double Award Science + GCSE Mathematics.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
    AB2 (in any order in Biology and Chemistry) B2B2B2 + if not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade C in Mathematics.

For students whose first language is not English
An IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each test component or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information on other acceptable English Language qualifications is available here

If you are an international student and you do not meet the entrance requirements, you should consider a preparation course at INTO Queen's University Belfast, which will prepare you for successful study on these degree courses. INTO Queen's University Belfast is based on the University campus and offers a range of courses. For a full list click here

Careers and Further Study
The new Human Biology degree programme at Queen’s is aimed at students seeking a broad-based knowledge of human biology. Career options include the medical and pharmaceutical industries, PhD programmes in physiological or clinically-orientated academic research, teaching, insurance, scientific publishing and the scientific civil service, or further study in medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy or forensics.

For any specific queries about the suitability of your qualifications, or potential qualifications to apply for this course contact:

T: +44 (0)28 9097 3838


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