BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Abertay University
Scotland, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
5 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 47,779
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 72,314

Entry Requirements

English and Maths: 

  • All applicants must have passes in English and Maths in any of the following: SQA Standard Grade 1-3, National 5 grade A-C, Intermediate 2 grade A-B, GCSE grade A-C.

Year 1:

  • Higher BBBB; A Level CCC; ILC (H) B2B2B2B2; BTEC Extended Diploma MMM; International Baccalaureate 28
  • Essential subjects: Biology 
  • AHEAD - successful completion of the relevant stream of our AHEAD programme

Year 2:

  • Advanced Higher: BBB (to include Biology and Chemistry)
  • A Level: BBB (to include Biology and Chemistry)
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDD

English Language Requirements:

  • ALTE: 4
  • ECL Test (English): C1
  • IELTS: 6.0 (no individual test lower than 5.5)
  • Pearson Test of English: 59
  • TOFEL: 80(IBT)

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Professional Studies
  • Biology 1a: Biology Principles and Practice
  • Biology 1b: Principles of Biology 2
  • Chemobiology
  • Foundations of Chemistry
  • Human Physiology 1: Introduction to Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Research and Communications

Year 2

  • Biology 2a: Biology of Infection
  • Human Physiology 2
  • Human Physiology 3
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular & Cell Biology 2a Introduction to Genetics
  • Molecular & Cell Biology 2b: Cell Structure and Function
  • Techniques and Skills 2A
  • Techniques and Skills 2b

Year 3

  • Biomedical Sciences 3 : Haematology & Transfusion Science
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Cellular Pathology [BoD 3A]
  • Essential Pharmacology of Biomedical Sciences
  • Molecular & Cellular Biology 3a: Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular & Cellular Biology 3b: Cell Function & Pathology
  • Professional Studies 2
  • Techniques & Skills 3b
  • Techniques and Skills 3a

Year 4

  • Advanced Pathophysiology [Biology of Disease 4]
  • Contemporary & Industrial Biotechnology & Biomedical Science
  • Honours Project
  • Medical Genetics
  • Systems Biology in Biomedicine
  • Techniques and Skills 4: Project skills

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