Genetics (Immunology) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Genetics (Immunology) BSc (Hons)

Genetics is the study of the inherited differences between individuals, whereas Immunology is the study of how the body defends itself against the huge variety of pathogenic microorganisms it may encounter.

Genetics allows us to understand normal events such as development, growth and ageing in terms of the underlying molecular machinery of the cell. This includes the development and functioning of the Immune system which protects us from pathogens. It helps explain what goes wrong in disease and, for example, in Immunology why we may develop debilitating autoimmune disea...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

16/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

C450

Institution Code

A20

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

A level

B,B,B

A minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB - at least 2 from Science or Maths subjects. To be considered for entry into Second Year, a minimum of 3 A Levels at ABB, with AB from 2 science or maths subjects (including the subject(s) nominated for Honours - an A in the subject for Single Honours or AB in the subjects for Joint Honours). Also required: GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B

Applicants who achieve AABB or better over S4 and S5 are likely to be made an offer of admission. This may be unconditional or it may be 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. Higher Maths at BB from 2 Science or Maths subjects Also National 5 at grades C or above in English, Mathematics (but not Applications of Mathematics) and in either Chemistry or Physics

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

A minimum of 32 points, with a minimum of 5 points at HL required from 2 Science or Maths subjects. For Second Year entry: a minimum of 34 points with a minimum of 6 at HL in the subject(s) nominated for Honours. A minimum of Standard Level English and Maths also required.

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

H2,H2,H2,H3,H3

A minimum of 5H with 3 at H2 AND 2 at H3 OR AABB including a minimum of H3 or BB from two Science or Maths subjects. The grading within band B must be at B2 or above. O in English, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

For Second Year entry a minimum of 3 AH at ABB, a minimum of two must be Science or Maths subjects (including the subject(s) nominated for Honours). Standard Grades 1, 2 or 3 or Int 2, or National 5 at grades A, B or C in English, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics.

Scottish HNC

For entry to Year 2: Satisfactory completion of HNC Applied Sciences (120 SCQF credit points). A in all Graded Units.

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

D,D,M

A minimum of DDM with the main subjects being Science or Maths. Also required: GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science.

Scottish HND

For entry to Year 3: Satisfactory completion of HND Applied Sciences (240 SCQF credit points. A in all Graded Units. Curriculum to include: Human Metabolism (H92D 35). For entry to Year 3: Satisfactory completion of HND Applied Biological Sciences (240 SCQF credit points). A in all Graded Units.

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