Biomedical Genetics BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Biomedical Genetics BSc (Hons)

Interested in how genetic information passes from one generation to the next? Want to explore the causes of hereditary diseases? This degree gives you in-depth knowledge of DNA, genes and health. Youll also develop scientific and experimental skills through practical work in our biomedical labs.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

16/09/2024

Campus

Main Site (Newcastle)

Course Address
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU

Application Details

Course Code

B901

Institution Code

N21

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,B,B

AAABB at Higher Grade including Biology and Chemistry. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.

Access to HE Diploma

D:45

45 level 3 credits at Distinction including 15 credits in biology and 15 credits in chemistry.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

34

34 points with Biology or Chemistry and another science at Higher Level grade 5 or above. We regard Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Biology and Chemistry as acceptable science subjects. Standard Level Chemistry and Biology required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.

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

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H1,H1,H2,H2,H3

H1H1H2H2H3 at Higher Level, including Biology and Chemistry.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,M2

D3, D3, M2 in Principal Subjects including Biology or Chemistry plus at least one from: Mathematics or Further Mathematics; Physics; Psychology; Biology; or Chemistry. GCSE Chemistry, Biology (minimum grade A or 7)or Combined Science (minimum grade AA or 77) required if Biology and Chemistry are not offered as Principal Subject.

Extended Project

We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.

A level

A,A,B

AAB including Biology or Chemistry, plus at least one from: Mathematics or Further Mathematics; Physics; Psychology; Biology; or Chemistry. Use of Mathematics, World Development, communication and Culture and Critical Thinking not accepted. GCSE Chemistry, Biology (minimum grade A or 7)or Combined Science (minimum grade AA or 77) required if Biology and Chemistry are not offered at A or AS level.

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