Planit


Marine and Freshwater Biology

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

Year 1: Life on Earth; Introductory Physiology; Molecules and Cells; Practical Modules; Option (Plant Science or Concepts in Forensic Biology).

Year 2: Microbiology; Biochemistry; Physiology and the Environment; Animal Behaviour; Practical Module; Option (Biology of Disease, Microbes and Man or Systems Therapeutics).

Year 3: Scientific Communication: Dissertation and Statistics; Freshwater Biology; Population and Community Ecology; Marine Biology; Environmental Toxicology; Environmental Microbiology.

Year 4: Fisheries Biology; Advances in Aquatic Sciences; Environmental Management; Honours project.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology or Physics plus English, Maths, Biology and Chemistry at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBCC including Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology or Physics at B plus English, Maths, Biology and Chemistry at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C160

Course Length

4 years

Department

Biosciences

SCQF Level

10

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General