Old Aberdeen Campus
Neuroscience is the study of nerve cells and how they work together. By unravelling the mysteries of normal brain function, Neuroscience promotes our understanding of the devastating neurodegenerative illnesses of the brain which afflict the lives of so many people.
Year 1: Introduction to Medical Sciences; Introductory Psychology 1 and 2; Chemistry for the Life Sciences 1 and 2; The Cell.
Year 2: Physiology of Human Cells; Foundation Skills for Medical Sciences; Advanced Psychology A and B: Concepts and Theory; Physiology of Human Organ Systems; Research Skills for Medical Sciences.
Year 3: Perception; Biological Psychology; Neurophysiology Research Topics; Neurophysiology and Neuropharmacology; Cognitive Neuroscience.
Year 4: Brain Function and Malfunction; Advanced Molecules, Membranes and Cells; Developmental Neuroscience; Neuroscience Research Project – the opportunity to carry out cutting-edge laboratory-based or literature-based scientific research.
2022 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) including 2 maths or science subjects at end S6 plus English, Maths and Chemistry or Physics at National 5. Those with Highers at BBB by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.
Widening access entry may be available - contact the university or check their website.
For second year entry you would require the above plus 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Biology and a maths or science subject at AB or BA.
Life Sciences and Medicine