Planit


Biochemistry

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Foresterhill Campus

Content

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

Second Year: Physiology of Human Cells; Molecular Biology of the Gene; Foundation Skills for Medical Sciences; Physiology of Human Organ Systems; Microbes, Infection & Immunity; Energy for Life; Research Skills for Medical Sciences.

Third Year: Molecular Biology of the Cell; The Molecular Control of Cell Function; Frontiers of Molecular Medical Sciences; Frontiers of Biomedical Sciences.

Fourth Year (Honours): Honours Biochemistry – Option 1 and Option 2; Honours Advanced Molecular Biology; Biochemistry Honours Research Project.

Entry Requirements

2025 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at BBBB (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.

1 Foundation Apprenticeship is accepted in place of a non-essential Higher.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C700

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Biological Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk