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Immunology and Pharmacology

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: Biochemical Pharmacology and Toxicology; Mechanisms of Disease and Principles of Chemotherapy; Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology; Fundamentals of Immunology.

Year 4: Current Research in Immunology; Molecular Pharmacology; Molecular Toxicology; Immunology or Pharmacology Project.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (by end of S5) including 2 maths or science subjects by end 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

BC25

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Biological Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk