Genetics (BSc)

Cardiff University
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 34,866
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 67,794

Entry Requirements

  • A-level: AAB-ABB including Biology and preferably Chemistry.
  • WBQ: Grade A in the Core pluss AA at A-level (including Biology and preferably Chemistry).
  • Int Bacc: 34 points, with a minimum score of 6 in Biology and Chemistry at Higher Level.


Year 1

  • Skills for Science
  • The Dynamic Cell
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Structure and Function Of Living Organisms
  • Organisms and Environment
  • Genetics and Evolution

Year 2

  • Research Techniques
  • Molecular Ecology and Evolution
  • Genes to Genomes: From Microbes to Mammals
  • Concepts in Biotechnology
  • Applied and Human Genetics
  • Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

Optional modules:

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Plant Development and Physiology
  • Comparative Cell Biology and Cell Death
  • Molecular Cell Biology

Final Year


  • Biosciences Final Year Project

Optional Modules:

  • Plants for the Future
  • Bacterial Genetics
  • Eukaryotic Gene Expression
  • Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics
  • Genetic Models of Disease
  • Genes and Development 2
  • Biology and Genetics of the Cell Cycle and Cell Death
  • Human Infectious Diseases
  • Toxicology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

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