Study Biosciences in the UK 

A partnership between Birmingham and two Chinese universities

Partnerships exist between the University of Birmingham, UK and the following Chinese universities:

These provide the opportunity for students to study and graduate with a Bioscience degree from the University of Birmingham.

In the video below, Bihe Chen talks about her experiences studying BSc Biochemistry as part of a 2+2 partnership programme with Fudan University in China. Video transcript

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  1. About the course
  2. Research opportunities and lectures
  3. Living in Birmingham / Accommodation
  4. Clubs and societies
  5. Bihe's future plans
  6. Fitting in at Birmingham

Chinese student in Biosciences labSuccessful applicants recruited into the programme scheme will:

  • Study Biological Sciences or Biotechnology for the first 2 years at Fudan University or HZAU 
  • Study for the next 2 years in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham, UK
  • Graduate with a Bachelor or Masters degree awarded by the University of Birmingham which will be recognised
    by Fudan University or HZAU 

The programmes at Birmingham

  • Scholarship opportunities

    All students accepted through the partnership will be offered a scholarship equivalent to 25% of the course tuition fee. We are also pleased to offer 1 exceptional students the ‘Head of College Scholarships’ equivalent to an additional 25% of the course tuition fee.

    Students can study either Biological Sciences or Biochemistry
  • We offer a wide choice of specialist modules which allow students to follow their own interests
  • Teaching is delivered in a vibrant research-led environment by internationally recognised specialists
  • Students have the opportunity to join one of the internationally renowned research teams at Birmingham to carry out their final year project
  • Practical work will help students to develop their research skills
  • Studying in the UK will help students to develop a more independent learning style in the enquiry based British education system
  • The ‘Professional Placement’ programmes offer students the opportunity to spend an additional year working in the UK to gain further work experience
  • The Undergraduate Masters programme (MSci) is a perfect springboard for any student wishing to study for a PhD, it provides a great opportunity to experience research at first hand and allows students to develop their research skills.

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