Degree in Biology
240 credits - Faculty of Science
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
- 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
- 24 credits for part-time students.
- After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2018-19
- 1st registration : 18,50€
- 2nd registration : 41,12€
- 3rd registration : 89,02€
- 4th registration : 123,35€
- Developing interpersonal skills and a commitment to ethical values and basic human rights, especially in terms of equality and ability.
- Developing skills in analysis, synthesis, organisation and planning, as well as problem-solving in the area of biology.
- Having the ability to use the right computer and statistical tools in all areas of biology studies and information management.
- Having the ability to understand scientific literature in biology and acquiring oral and written communication skills, as well as knowledge of English.
- Developing skills aimed at self-managed, independent learning, critical reasoning and working in a multi-disciplinary team.
- Acquiring skills in leadership, initiative and entrepreneurial spirit based on creativity, quality and adaptation to new situations.
- The ability to incorporate a multi-disciplinary vision in life processes and mechanisms, from molecular and cellular studies to organisms and ecosystems.
- Recognising and correctly applying theories, paradigms, concepts and principles related to biological sciences, as well as becoming familiar with nomenclature, classification and terminology in the field of biology.
- Having the ability to understand and integrate molecular, structural, cellular and physiological bases of the different components and levels of life, related to different biological functions.
- Obtaining and integrating suitable lines of evidence to formulate hypotheses in the area of biology, knowing and applying scientific methodology.
- Having the ability to work with biological samples in a contextualised way and performing laboratory duties safely, both independently and as part of a team.
- Having the ability to analyse and interpret data in the area of organism and system biology linked to theoretical fundaments.
- Having the ability to plan and take decision in biological research.
- Having the ability to critically and knowingly interpret and communicate biological research information based on data, texts, scientific articles and reports.
- Having the ability to collect in an environmentally ethical, safe and suitable way biological samples and evidence from the land and from the sea, both individually and as part of a team.
- Carrying out analyses and projects linked to biodiversity and acquiring a sensibility for environmental issues.
- Writing environmental impact reports on human activity in nature.
- Carrying out studies and communicating results in the field of biomedicine, public health, environmental technology and scientific outreach.
- Performing diagnostics and analyses on human biological samples or on those from any other organism.