Planit


Biology and Psychology

University of Stirling

Venues

Stirling Campus

Content

Semesters 1 – 3:
During the first year and a half (semesters 1 – 3) students take foundation courses in Cell Biology, Physiology, Ecology and Evolution, Molecular Biology and Genetics.

Semesters 4 – 6:
Choices include: Animal Diversity, Animal Physiology, Microbiology, Ecology, Aquatic Environments, Plant Biology, Molecular Cell Biology, Marine Biology, Macromolecular Structure, Enzymology, Plant Ecophysiology, Control and Development, Asking Questions in Biology.

Semester 7:
Choices include: Stress Physiology, Advanced Ecology, Advanced Marine Biology, Advanced Cell Biology, Wildlife Conservation, Animal Field Course (Kenya), Plant Field Course, Marine Biology Field Course, Techniques in Microscopy, Molecular Biology or Protein Biochemistry.

Semester 8:
Research project: Students spend up to half a year conducting an independent research project in the Department of Biological Sciences or in association with publicly-funded research stations and institutes at home or abroad.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) or 4/5 Highers at AAAB/AABBB (two sittings) including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

For entry to the three year Honours degree, you would need 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Biology.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

CC18

Course Length

4 years

Department

Natural Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.stir.ac.uk