Prospective Students

How to Apply

You can find lots of useful information on study in Oxford, selection criteria for admission, the roles of departments and colleges at Oxford, the costs of study, methods of application, and scholarships and funding on the University Admissions information pages.

Course Detail

The course is based on lectures and tutorials, with some practicals in the biological subjects. The lectures introduce most of the material you will need and provide the core concepts and theories. In the weekly tutorials, you will go into certain topics in greater depth.

Fees & Funding

For information on Undergraduate Fees and Funding options, please follow this link:

Undergraduate Fees and Funding


Some students have gone on to work in specialised areas of research including a Research Fellowship in Social Policy, a DPhil on elderly support in Java, research in Special Education, and investigation into biotechnology.

Read about the experiences of some current and former students.

Oxford Human Scientists have gone on to: 
Producer, BBC Natural History Unit
Policy Advisor to the PM
Development Director, Rural Action
Lecturer in Biological Anthropology
School Teacher
Child psychiatry for mental health in conflict areas of central Europe
Investment banker
European Director, Nepalese trekking company
TV presenter
Civil Servant, EC
Health Promotion Officer
NHS Manager
Town planner, Hong Kong