Biological Sciences (Biotechnology)

Course Overview - Biological Sciences (Biotechnology)

Biotechnology is one of the most dynamic areas of modern biology and takes a finding solutions approach, which considers how the fundamental knowledge derived from biological sciences can be applied to industrial and biomedical applications including:


* new drugs and vaccines to combat diseases


* new enzymes for health care


* bio-control agents in the field


* biosensors to monitor environmental pollution


* synthetic biology applications for industrial biotechnology and nanotechnology


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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Campus

Central area campus

Course Address
George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JZ
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code

J700

Institution Code

E56

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,A

A,B,B

Required subjects: A Levels: Biology and Chemistry, both at B or above. You must have a grade A in one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics. GCSEs: Mathematics or Physics at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,B

AAAB (achievement by end of S5 preferred). BBB must be achieved in one year of S4-S6. Required subjects: Highers: Biology and Chemistry, both at B or above. You must have a grade A in one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Applications of Mathematics or Physics. Advanced Higher Biology and Chemistry are recommended. National 5s: English at C and Mathematics or Physics at B. We accept Higher Applications of Mathematics at C in place of National 5 Mathematics at B.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

37

37 points with 666 at HL - 32 points with 555 at HL. Required subjects: HL: Biology and Chemistry at 5. SL: Mathematics: Analysis and approaches, Mathematics: Applications and interpretation, or Physics at 6 and English at 5.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £34,800

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