Planit


Molecular and Cellular Biology (with Plant Science)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

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 your second year, you will be introduced to the study of genetics, proteins and nucleic acids. 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 study a broad spectrum of molecular topics: molecular genetic methods; genomics; proteins; membranes and filaments; DNA structure and function; gene expression; mobile DNA; biotechnology; essential cell biology; experimental strategies.

You will also study: molecular aspects of plants; plant metabolism; biotechnology; plant physiology; plant growth and development.

You will also have the opportunity to undertake a research project under the supervision of a researcher, the results of which sometimes contribute to scientific publications.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry: 4 or 5 Highers at AAAA or AAABB (first sitting) or 6 Highers at AAAAAB (two sittings with a min ABBB after S5) including 2 science subjects including one from Biology, Chemistry or Human Biology.

Widening access entry: 4 or 5 Highers at AABB or ABBBB including 2 science subjects including one from Biology, Chemistry or Human Biology. May be considered for entry with BBBB. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C200

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

Department

Life Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals