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.
2021 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.
Life Sciences and Medicine