Planit


Bioscience (subject to approval)

University of the Highlands and Islands

Venues

Inverness College UHI, Moray College UHI, North Highland College UHI, Perth College UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

This is a new degree offering skills and practical experience in subjects including biology, biochemistry, genomics, laboratory practice and instrumentation, and focuses on recent advances in a range of scientific fields.

You will learn a range of laboratory techniques used in disciplines such as microbiology, biochemistry, chemistry for biology, molecular biology and genomics. On completion of the degree you will have gained experience and skills required for employment in industries such as biotechnology, food and drink, microbiology, environmental protection and scientific research.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BCC including 2 science subjects, Maths preferred, plus National 5 Maths and Chemistry and preferably Maths at National 5. Or Foundation Apprenticeship Food and Drink Technology plus Higher English and Biology or Chemistry and National 5 Maths. Or Foundation Apprenticeship Scientific Technologies (Laboratory Skills) plus 1 Higher in a science subject plus National 5 Chemistry.

Advanced entry to Year 2 is possible with HNC Applied Science.

Progression Routes

Relevant postgraduate course.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C902

Course Length

4 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uhi.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General