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Biomedical Sciences (Anatomy) with Industrial Placement

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Foresterhill Campus

Content

In the first two years of your degree, you will gain a broad knowledge of subjects related to medical science and in scientific research methods. In addition, you will enhance your critical analysis abilities while developing your interpersonal skills through team-working and oral/written communications.

Advanced knowledge of anatomy will be acquired in the third and fifth years of the programme. The University of Aberdeen boasts a state of the art anatomy facility, housed in the Suttie Centre on the Foresterhill Health Campus. In addition to traditional learning using cadaveric material, the university is proud to house a state of the art 3D anatomy learning resource, allowing the integration of 3D virtual anatomy into lectures and other teaching scenarios.

First Year: Getting Started at the University of Aberdeen; Chemistry for the Life Sciences 1; Introduction to Medical Sciences; Chemistry for the Life Sciences 2; The Cell.

Second year: Physiology of Human Cells: Molecular Biology of the Gene: Human Anatomy A; Foundation Skills for Medical Sciences; Physiology of Human Organ Systems; Energy for Life; Human Anatomy B; Research Skills for Medical Sciences.

Third Year: Architecture of Life; Human Embryonic Development; Human Movement Dissected; Neuroscience and Neuropharmacology; Neuroscience Research Topics; Epithelial Physiology;
Frontiers of Biomedical Sciences.

Fourth Year: Industrial Placement.

Fifth Year: Brain Function and Malfunction (with Anatomy); Developmental Neuroscience (with Anatomy); Advanced Molecules Membranes and Cells (Stem Cells and Regeneration); Medical Sciences Honours Research Project; Medical Science Data Analysis Paper; Medical Science General Essay Paper.

Entry Requirements

2025 entry requirements

4 Highers at AAAB (by end of S5) including Biology and Chemistry plus English, Maths and Chemistry or Physics at National 5.

For advanced entry to year 2, you would require 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Biology and Chemistry.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MSci

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B9BD

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Biological Sciences

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General