Biological sciences form the basis of many new areas of science and technology. They are the foundation of our understanding of a diverse range of subjects ' from evolution, genetics and diversity to medicine, drug and human development.
Level 1: Typical modules include: human physiology; cells and tissues; chemistry for life sciences; essential laboratory techniques in life science; structure and function of biomolecules; mathematics and information and communications technology; genetics and molecular biology; 1 option. Level 2: Range of options typically including: advanced physiology; bioanalysis 1 & 2; biology of disease; concepts in human genetics; cell biology; bioenergetics and intermediary metabolism; biopsychology; ecology: principles and practice; environmental chemistry; environmental pollution; flow of genetic information; forensic biology; human anatomy and embryology; immunology; introductory pharmacology; invertebrate diversity; marine and freshwater ecology; microbiology; protein biochemistry; research methods and skills. Level 3: Range of options typically including: biochemical analysis; bioinformatics; biotechnology; cellular pathology; chemotherapy and disease; clinical chemistry; clinical immunology; developmental biology; ecology and conservation in temperate ecosystems; evolution; forensic archaeology; global environmental issues; haematology; intercellular communication; medical microbiology; molecular genetics; nutrition; parasite and vector biology; parasitology and entomology or clinical chemistry; project; toxicology.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
- Tariff 104-112
- GCE AS-level
- BTEC National Diploma
- International Baccalaureate
- GCE A-level
- SQA Higher
- SQA Advanced Higher
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
- BTEC National Award
- BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
- Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 104
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 90%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 79%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 83%
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Total Written: 42%
Total Coursework: 43%
Total Practical: 15%