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Immunology

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

Immunology is the study of how the body defends itself against the huge variety of pathogenic microorganisms it may encounter.

Year 1: Chemistry for the Life Sciences 1; Introduction to Medical Sciences; Chemistry for the Life Sciences 2; The Cell.

Year 2: Genes & Evolution; Molecular Biology of the Gene; Foundation Skills for Medical Sciences; Microbes, Infection & Immunity; Research Skills for Medical Sciences.

Year 3: The Molecular Biology of the Cell; Fundamentals of Immunology; Applied Immunology – Human Health; Mechanisms of Disease and Principles of Chemotherapy OR; Biology and Control of Infectious Diseases.

Year 4: Advanced Immunology; Honours Immunology – Option 1: Infection, Immunity and Disease; Honours Immunology – Option 2: Molecular Immunology; Immunology Honours Research Project.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (by end of S5) including 2 maths or science subjects by end of S6 plus English, Maths and Chemistry or Physics at National 5. Those with Highers at BBB by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.

For second year entry you would require the above plus 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Biology and another maths or science subject at AB or BA.

Widening access entry:
2 Highers at BB (by end of S5). Additional Highers/Advanced Highers in S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C552

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Biological Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk