King's Buildings Campus
You take six courses, including the three core courses: Medical Sciences 1, Medical Biology 1 and Molecules, Genes and Cells 1. Students without an A Grade in SQA Advanced Higher or GCE A Level Chemistry need to take two core courses in biological chemistry. You choose other courses from a range of biomedical and non-biomedical courses.
You take three core courses: Anatomy and Pathology 2, Biomedical Sciences 2 and Microorganisms, Cells and Immunity 2. You also choose other courses – biomedical, biological or from other areas of the University.
You study three core courses: Health, Illness and Society 3, Clinical Biochemistry and Endocrinology 3 and Clinical Immunology and Haematology 3A, and three optional courses.
You study core course Medical Sciences 4 plus four optional courses that allow you to analyse high-profile contemporary issues in medical sciences. With individual tutor support, you will complete a major research project that involves either original, laboratory-based medical research; clinically related research or library-based literature research.
2024 entry requirements
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) or 4 Highers at AAAB (two sittings) including Biology and Chemistry. Maths or Physics recommended plus Maths at B and English at National 5. Advanced Higher Biology and Chemistry recommended.
For entry to second year you would need Advanced Higher Biology and Chemistry at AB.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including Biology and Chemistry. Maths or Physics recommended plus Maths at B and English at National 5. Advanced Higher Biology and Chemistry recommended. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine