Planit


Biomedical Sciences (Developmental Biology) with Industrial Placement

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

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: You will spend year 4 on placement in an industrial, commercial or research environment.

Fifth Year: The Honours year aims to explore in depth, specific aspects of developmental biology. An important feature is the ten-week research project, carried out in research laboratories at the University or in local research institutes.

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 AAB including Biology and Chemistry.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MSci

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B9CC

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