We are thrilled you're considering studying one of our Biological Science courses. The RVC's unique combination of world-renowned experts, exciting research opportunities, and intimate class structures will help you refine your own knowledge, discover your passions, and shape the future of science.
Introduction from Course Directors
Below you can view videos giving a brief introduction to some of the courses which you may be holding an offer for, to help get you excited for starting your studies at the RVC.
At the RVC we have crafted each Biological Science course to ensure students gain a well-rounded understanding of the subject but are also free to specialise more closely in areas of interest at the course progresses through the ‘Pathway Approach’.
Each Biological Science course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, meaning the course has passed rigorous assessment to determine that graduates of the course are equipped with subject knowledge, technical ability and transferable skills.
A Day in the life
What is meant by blended learning?
Whilst researching Biological Science courses at the RVC, you may have seen the term ‘blended leaning approach’ being used and may wonder what this means. Here’s how it works:
Throughout the Bioligical Science courses, the RVC utilises the blended learning approach to improve accessibility and allow the space for question-asking, effective revision and independent thinking.
At the RVC, we value our student feedback and are constantly working hard to ensure that you have the best possible experience. In 2023, 94% of RVC students declared themselves satisfied with the quality of their course, the highest level amongst all UK universities. Here is what our current students have to say about life at the RVC:
Important Dates for Biological Sciences Offer Holders
We understand that receiving so much information can feel overwhelming, especially if you are in the middle of your studies. To help simplify the process, we have created an interactive timeline to help you understand the deadlines between now and the beginning of your studies at the RVC.
There may be other deadlines you have to meet, such as submitting additional forms; if this is the case, you will be notified by the Admissions department or by a portal notification. Ensure you regularly check your emails, so you do not miss any deadlines.