This programme involves a high proportion of practical work, including a five-day practical molecular biology workshop that brings together theory and practice, to equip you with the laboratory skills employers need. You will gain an understanding of how the body works, what goes wrong in disease and how drugs can be used to manage these diseased states.
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, Pathophysiology, Fundamental Cell Biology, Practical Skills for Biomolecular Sciences.
Molecular Diagnostics, Fundamentals of Drug Action, Systematic and Cellular Pathology, Cellular Signalling and Trafficking, Pharmacology of Chemical Mediators, Novel Therapies and Cell Technologies, Experimental Design and Analysis, Option: Placement.
Biology of Disease, Pharmacology: Special Topics, Neuropharmacology, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics, Project and Workshops (double module).
2021 entry requirements
Standard entry: 4 Highers at BBBB including English or another English based subject, Chemistry and another science subject plus National 5 English, Maths and Biology at B.
Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBCC including English or another English based subject, Chemistry and another science subject plus National 5 English, Maths and Biology at B.
School of Health and Life Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences