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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Bioscience

UCAS Code: C902

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

including one science subject. Plus a minimum National 5, Standard Grade Credit, Intermediate 2 or equivalent in Chemistry and Maths. Physics at this level is also desirable.

Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)

Pass

in Scientific Technologies plus a science Higher at C or above and National 5 Chemistry; OR Foundation Apprenticeship in Food & Drink Technologies plus 2 Highers (Chemistry or Biology) and English, plus minimum National 5 Maths.

Scottish Higher

B,C,C

including two science subjects, one of which ideally should be Maths.. Plus a minimum National 5, Standard Grade Credit, Intermediate 2 or equivalent in Chemistry and Maths. Physics at this level is also desirable.

UCAS Tariff

64-69

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

83%
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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

BSc (Hons) Bioscience is a new degree offering skills and practical experience in subjects including biology, chemistry, laboratory practice and instrumentation and focusses on recent advances in a range of scientific fields. You will learn a range of laboratory techniques used in disciplines such as Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Molecular Biology. On completion of the degree you will have gained experience and skills required for employment in industries such as biotechnology, food and drink, microbiology, environmental protection and scientific research.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£1,820
per year
International
£12,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Moray College UHI

Perth College UHI

Inverness College UHI

North Highland College UHI

Department:

Science, Technology and the Environment

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