The Biology of Bugs, Brains, and Beasts

FutureLearn The Biology of Bugs, Brains, and Beasts

Platform
FutureLearn
Provider
University of York
Effort
4 hours/week
Length
3 weeks
Language
English
Cost
Free
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
Prepare for university study with this online biology course
Are you a student in sixth form and thinking of studying at university? On this course, you will use innovative research to enhance your understanding of basic biological concepts taught in A level biology. You will also be introduced to university-level material so you can get a sense of what it’s like to study biosciences at the University of York.

Over three weeks, you will take a fascinating look into bugs, brains and neuroscience, and the interaction of animals with the environment. You will also discover what makes the University of York a unique place to study.

This course is for school students in sixth form or Year 11 that are considering applying to university, as well as anyone interested in biology.

What topics will you cover?
  • Bugs (microorganisms and the biochemistry of life)
  • Brains (neuroscience: learning and memory)
  • Beasts (interaction of animals with the environment - ecology and conservation)
Taught by
Setareh Chong & Team
Author
FutureLearn
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