UCL Division of Biosciences


Cells and Molecules - Year two and three modules

At the end of year two, students have option to transfer to another specialised degree in the Faculty of Life Sciences e.g Immunology, MSci Cell Biology.*

*Transferring to another degree programme is conditional to specific requirements of each degree programme & UKVI visa requirements.

Modules year two 

CoreSTAT0021Introductory Statistical Methods and Computing15
CoreBIOC0005Molecular Biology
CoreBIOC0007Essential Molecular Biology15
CoreCELL0009Integrative Cell Biology (Cell Structure and Function)
CoreCELL0010Integrative Cell Biology (Cell Signalling and Regulation)15
Highly recommendedBIOL0010Introduction to Human Genetics15
Highly recommendedBIOL0013The Biology of Development15
Highly recommendedBIOS0006Writing and Presenting Bioscience15
Highly recommended


Introduction to Coding for Bioscience Research (Python)

Highly recommendedINIM0005Immunology15
Highly recommendedPHOL0005Structure and Function of Nervous Systems15
RecommendedANAT0003Human Neuroanatomy15
RecommendedBIOL0009Experimental Genetics and Model Systems15
RecommendedNEUR0023Essential Cellular Neurophysiology15


Modules year three

Students must take either a Laboratory-based Research Project (45 credits) or a Library-based Research Project (30 credits). ANAT0015Advanced Research Project in Cell and Developmental Biology45
 CELL0005Advanced Investigative Project in Cell and Developmental Biology30
 BIOC0021Advanced Investigative Project in Molecular Biosciences30
 BIOL0018Advanced Investigative Project in Biological Sciences30
 PHOL0013Advanced Investigative Project in Physiology30
 PHOL0014Advanced Research Project in Physiology45
 NEUR0001Advanced Research Project in Neuroscience45
 NEUR0002Advanced Investigative Project in Neuroscience30
 PHAR0016Advanced Investigative Project in Pharmacology30
 PHAR0017Advanced Research Project in Pharmacology45
 BIOL0019Advanced Research Project in Biological Sciences45
Choose optional modules to the value of either 75 or 90 credits depending on your chosen project Select from a wide range of optional modules in your chosen stream of study and from other approved disciplines within UCL