Explores the link between genes, disease & treatment by combining the study of drugs and their effects in the body with study of the structure & function of genes & genomes. An ideal basis for careers in the pharmaceutical industry or biomedical research, especially in pharmacogenetics. Also prepares for graduate entry to medicine. Conversion to related MSci programmes is possible.
Year 1 core modules: Biochemistry and molecular biology A; biochemistry and molecular biology B; from cells to systems; fundamentals of pharmacology; practice of biomedical science; physiological systems. Year 2 core modules: Drug discovery and development; drugs and disease B; gene cloning and expression; human and molecular genetics A. Year 3 core modules: Advanced molecular genetics; either cell and molecular pharmacology or cellular basis of drug dependence; molecular genetics of model organisms.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
- GCE A-level AAB
- SQA Higher AAABB
- European Baccalaureate 80%
- International Baccalaureate 35
- BTEC National Diploma
- SQA Advanced Higher AB
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 77%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 94%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 95%
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Total Written: 70%
Total Coursework: 20%
Total Practical: 10%