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Applied Bioscience

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus, Lanarkshire Campus

Content

The programme develops the practical and transferable skills that will enhance graduates’ employability. Scotland’s bio-industry is expanding rapidly and the UK is a global leader in life sciences, on par with life science destinations including Boston, San Francisco, San Diego and Singapore (UK Bio-Industry Association).

Entry Requirements

2019 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBC including Biology or Human Biology plus English and Maths at National 5.

Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at BBC including Biology

Progression Routes

As the sector matures, the nature of the companies is also changing from research and development to bio-manufacturing. Consequently, the career options have also expanded to include research, analysis, production, and quality assurance and regulatory affairs.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons (Sandwich)

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C710

Course Length

4 - 5 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Life Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General