Planit


Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Biology)

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

First Year: In first year there are courses in Chemistry and Medical Sciences, plus optional courses from the normal science programme and other areas.

Second year: Second year covers: Human Gross Anatomy (dissection of human cadaver), Human Physiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry combined with courses delivering key skills applicable to Biomedical Sciences.

Third Year: A compulsory Molecules, Membranes and Cells course plus specialised courses in Physiology, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology or Anatomy.

Fourth Year (Honours): One half of the year explores Biomedical topics of the chosen specialist topic. The other half comprises a full-time, ten-week research project within a research institution, experiencing original research work in an active environment.

Entry Requirements

2025 entry requirements

Standard entry: 4 Highers at AAAB (by end of S5) including Chemistry and Maths or another science subject (Biology preferred) plus English, Maths and Biology or Chemistry at National 5.

For advanced entry to year 2, you would require 3 Advanced Highers at AAB including Biology and Chemistry.

Widening access entry: 3 Highers at BBB (by end of S5) including Chemistry and Maths or another science subject (Biology preferred). 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

B9C7

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Biological Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk