Old Aberdeen Campus
First Year: In first year there are courses in Chemistry and Medical Sciences, plus optional courses from the normal science programme and other areas.
Second year: Second year covers: Human Gross Anatomy (dissection of human cadaver), Human Physiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry combined with courses delivering key skills applicable to Biomedical Sciences.
Third Year: A compulsory Molecules, Membranes and Cells course plus specialised courses in Physiology, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology or Anatomy.
Fourth Year (Honours): One half of the year explores Biomedical topics of the chosen specialist topic. The other half comprises a full-time, ten-week research project within a research institution, experiencing original research work in an active environment.
2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AAAB (first sitting) or 5 Highers at AAAAB (two sittings) including Chemistry and Maths or another science subject plus English, Maths and Chemistry or Physics at National 5.
For advanced entry to year 2, you would require 3 Advanced Highers at AAB including Biology and Chemistry at AB or BA.
Life Sciences and Medicine