Years 1 and 2
Subjects include molecular bioscience, biology of organisms, chemistry for bioscience, an introduction to infection and immunity, nutritional biochemistry and metabolism, cell and molecular biology and human physiology.
You also choose two elective subjects from other departments across the University.
Years 3 and 4
You'll take specialist classes in the four biosciences disciplines including Fundamental Immunology/Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Haematology, Immunohaematology and Immunodiagnostics. You'll also learn about laboratory methods and data collection and presentation.
You can take part in enterprise projects of commercial significance for a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company in the west of Scotland. Student exchange programmes offer the chance to study and take part in lab-based research abroad.
2021 entry requirements
4 Highers at AABB or AAAC including Biology (or Human Biology) and Chemistry at B plus English and Maths at National 5 at B. Higher English preferred.
Entry to year 2 may be possible with Advanced Higher Biology and Chemistry at BB plus above.
Widening Access entry:
4 or 5 Highers at AABB or AABCC including Biology (or Human Biology) and Chemistry at B plus English and Maths at National 5 at B. Higher English preferred.
Faculty of Science
Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences