Main campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
This BSc (Hons) Bioscience offers 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.
Year 1 - CertHE
Principles of biology; Fundamental chemistry; Science laboratory skills; Collecting and analysing data;
Scientific techniques; Plus 1 option in semester 2.
Year 2 - DipHE
Biochemistry and molecular biology; Chemistry for bioscience; Principles of instrumentation; Microbiology; Advanced science lab skills; Advanced science techniques
Year 3 - BSc
Applications in bioscience; Developmental biology; Research skills and project; Introduction to data science and modelling; Plus 1 option in semester 1.
Year 4 - BSc (Hons)
Recent advances in bioscience 1; Recent advances in bioscience 2; Omic technologies for biosciences; Plus 1 option in both semester 1 and semester 2; Dissertation.
3 Highers at BCC including 2 science subjects; Maths preferred + National 5 Maths and Chemistry; or Foundation Apprenticeship Food and Drink Technologies + Higher English and Biology or Chemistry + National 5 Maths; or Foundation Apprenticeship Scientific Technologies (Laboratory Skills) + 1 Higher in a science subject + National 5 Chemistry; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
8 years or more
Science and Environment