Biological Sciences (Cell and Molecular Biology) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Biological Sciences (Cell and Molecular Biology) BSc (Hons)

Cell and Molecular Biology (Biochemistry) is the basic science underpinning our understanding of all life processes. In this course, we cover cell and molecular biological aspects of animals and plants, and provide the broad understanding necessary for a career in the biomedical/pharmaceutical, food and biotechnological industries as well as providing a sound foundation for further research.

**Year 1**
Introduces Biology largely as Human Biology with accompanying courses in Applied and Environmental Biology. Additional subjects include Mathematics for Scientists and Che...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

09/09/2024

Campus

Edinburgh Campus

Course Address
Riccarton
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code

CC17

Institution Code

H24

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B

including a science subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Human Biology, Mathematics or Physics).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

27

including a science subject at Higher Level 5 for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: 32 points with Biology at Higher Level 6.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

in relevant subject for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: DDM in relevant subject.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English and Mathematics at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent).

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B

including Biology or Human Biology plus Highers AABB for entry to Year 2.

Scottish HNC

Pass

HNC in relevant subject with C in graded unit for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: HNC in relevant subject (science based course to include Biology) with grade B in graded unit.

Scottish HND

Pass

For Year 2 entry: HND in relevant subject (science based course to include Biology) with grades BB in graded units. For Year 3 entry: HND in a relevant subject (science based course to include Biology) with grades BA in graded units.

A level

B,B,C

A,B,B

including a science subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Human Biology, Mathematics or Physics) for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: ABB including Biology or Human Biology.

T Level

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £22,264

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