Biological Sciences (Molecular Biology) BSc (Hons)

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

Molecular biology is the study of biological systems at the molecular level. It has opened up since the discovery of the structure of DNA and is being used to change aspects of medicine, agriculture and industry - for example, through genetic engineering. It underpins the genomics revolution that is changing the face of all biological and biomedical science areas.

On this programme, you will learn how combined genetic and molecular approaches have led to the understanding of fundamental biological and cellular processes. You will also be introduced to molecular cloning and ...

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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

C720

Institution Code

E56

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

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.

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.

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Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
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