Year 1: In your first year you will be given a general introduction to all aspects of modern biology and encouraged to acquire general scientific skills.
You will also study two other subjects in year 1 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.
Year 2: In second year, you will be introduced to the study of human physiology, human anatomy, pharmacology and neuroscience. You will also be able to choose from a wide range of other courses.
You will also study one or two other subjects in year 2 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.
Years 3 and 4: If you progress to Honours (years three and four) you will be able to take courses which integrate the physiology, psychology and biomechanics of sport with statistics, the study of elite performance, adaptations to exercise, causes and management of injury, and the interactions of diet, physical activity and genetics on public health.
2023 entry requirements
Standard entry: 5 Highers at AAAAA or Advanced Higher at B plus AAAA (by end S6 with min ABBB after S5) including including Biology or Chemistry.
Widening access entry: 4 Highers at AABB/BBBB (by end S6) including Biology or Chemistry. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
School of Life Sciences