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Applied Bioscience

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Lanarkshire Campus

Content

The BSc Hons Applied Bioscience equips you with the skills to pursue a career within biological sciences including molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology.

With excellent laboratory and work-related learning opportunities, career options include clinical, food and beverage, environmental or industrial sectors in addition to research and teaching.

Work-related learning is available including an optional 12-week placement or one-year sandwich placement. Students have undertaken placements with organisations such as the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow, Devro and Controlled Therapeutics (Scotland) Ltd.

Entry Requirements

2020 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