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Biological Sciences (Cell and Molecular Biology)

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Cell and Molecular Biology (Biochemistry) is the basic science underpinning our understanding of all life processes. In this course, we cover cell and molecular biological aspects of animals and plants, and provide the broad understanding necessary for a career in the biomedical/pharmaceutical, food and biotechnological industries as well as providing a sound foundation for further research.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Human Biology or Physics plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Human Biology or Physics at B plus English and Maths at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BB including Biology or Human Biology plus 4 Highers at AABB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

CC17

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

Department

Biology

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General