This is the only Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) - approved Food Bioscience programme in Scotland; it satisfies the educational requirements for membership of the Institute. It is also approved by the Royal Environment Health Institute for Scotland (REHIS) to meet the pre-registration academic standard for the Scottish Food Safety Officers' Registration Board.
Chemistry, Cells and Biomolecules, Physiology 1 and 2, Core Skills in Biosciences 1.
Introduction to Microbiology, Mechanisms of Cellular Regulation, Core Skills in Biosciences 2, Immunology, Genomes and Bioinformatics, Fundamental Cell Biology, Practical Skills for Biomolecular Sciences.
Molecular Diagnostics, Biotechnology, Analysis of Food, Food Science, Food Commodities, Nutrition and Public Health, Core Skills in Food Bioscience.
Placement (double module), Quality Systems in Food Manufacture, Food Toxicology, Project and Workshop (double module).
2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB including Chemistry, another science subject and an English based subject plus National 5 English, Maths and Biology at B. A Foundation Apprenticeship is accepted in place of 1 non-essential Higher. For widening access entry contact the institution.
School of Health and Life Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences