Biotechnology (Applied Molecular Biology) with Industrial Placement

Course Overview - Biotechnology (Applied Molecular Biology) with Industrial Placement

Enhance your undergraduate degree with a years placement in an industrial, commercial or research environment. Biotechnology is a technology based on the unique properties of biological molecules, cells and organisms, and provides new ways of diagnosing disease, producing antibiotics, pharmaceuticals and chemical feedstocks for industrial processes, reducing industrial contamination of the environment and improving food safety.

The study of biotechnology at Aberdeen involves study of microbiology, biochemistry and genetics. Knowledge of all three subjects is crucial in an ...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

5 Years

Start Date

16/09/2024

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
University Office
Regent Walk
King's College
Aberdeen

Application Details

Course Code

J701

Institution Code

A20

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,B,B

A minimum of 3 A Levels at ABB, to include AB from Chemistry and Biology. For Second Year entry, a minimum of 3 A Levels at AAB, to include AB from Chemistry and Biology. Also required: GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science.

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,B

Applicants who achieve AAAB or better over S4 and S5 are likely to be made an offer of admission. This may be unconditional or conditional, dependent upon academic profile. Good performance in additional Highers / Advanced Highers may be required. Note: we do not double count a Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject, but we do consider that a B at Adv Higher is equivalent to an A grade at Higher National 5 in English, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics at minimum grade C grades AB from Higher Chemistry and Biology

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

34

A minimum of 34 points, to include 6 points at HL from Chemistry and Biology. For Second Year entry, a minimum of 36 points, to include 6 points minimum at HL required from Chemistry and Biology. A minimum of Standard level in English and Maths required.

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

DDD

Main subjects to be in Science or Mathematics. In addition GCSE at C (or Grade 4) or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics or Dual Award Science. (NOTE: BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate (Subsidiary Diploma) achieved at Distinction level, is normally acceptable in lieu of one A Level at grade B).

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

H2,H2,H2,H2,H3

5 subjects at Higher, with 4 at H2 and 1 at H3. H2 from Chemistry and Biology.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £24,800

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