Pathway students enrol on the undergraduate BSc Hons Microbiology at Glasgow Caledonian University. In the first two years, you will study HND Applied Biological Sciences at Glasgow Kelvin College while preparing for year 3 and 4 (for Honours) of the degree at GCU.
The first 2 years will involve you working towards achieving an HND in Applied Biological Sciences and the subjects you study will underpin the teaching at Glasgow Caledonian University in year 3 and 4 of the degree. Microbiology is very much a practical science; consequently this programme incorporates a substantial element of laboratory work to ensure that graduates are able to compete successfully for a range of microbiology careers.
A wide variety of industries rely upon the specialist skills of the microbiologist. Hence graduates enjoy career opportunities in such diverse fields as healthcare, food and water industries, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and research, both government and academic.
2020 entry requirements:
2 Highers at BB plus National 5 English, Maths, Chemistry and Biology at B. Only open to applicants resident in Scotland.
School of Health and Life Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences