Applied Bioscience and Zoology

Course details

Campus(es)

Lanarkshire (Year 1), Paisley (Years 2&3)

UCAS Code

CC93

Start Date

September 2019

Degree

BSc (Hons)

About the course

Our BSc (Hons) Applied Bioscience & Zoology course will equip you with the skills to pursue a career within the animal sciences sector.

With excellent field and work-related learning opportunities, career options include animal welfare, countryside ranger, pest and infestation control, zoo keeper, fish farmer, aquaculture research and teaching.

Laboratories play a vital role in research, diagnosis and treatment, with biomedical scientists carrying out tests on specimens, with timely and effective analysis of results informing the effective diagnosis, monitoring, treatment and prevention of disease .

Our course will ensure that you gain the knowledge, skills and experience to play a leading role in a modern and dynamic sector.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBB or BBCC (81-96 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology or Human Biology
  • A levels: CDD (80 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology or Human Biology
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Biology 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 27 points including Biology and Human Biology
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Science BBB or Access to Medicine BBB
  • African WASSCE (WAEC): a pass in 5 subjects (minimum of 3 at Grade B) including Maths and Biology at Grade B
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBC (136 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology
  • A levels: BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology and Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points including Biology
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Applied Science or Bioscience or Animal Care
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Biotechnology or Biomedical Science or Environmental Science or Animal Care or Applied Science

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: uwsclearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Need help? Call the Clearing hotline: +44(0)141 849 4101

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we’re here to help!

Lines are open from 8.45am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday with extended hours on the dates below. Whilst our lines may be busy during results day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

  • Tuesday 6th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Wednesday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Thursday 8th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9th August – 8.30am-6pm

From Monday 12 August and onwards: 8.45am – 4.45pm

Clearing drop-in sessions

Our clearing drop-in sessions will be taking place simultaneously at both our Paisley and Lanarkshire campuses on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th of August from 3.00 – 6.00pm.

Our student recruitment team and ambassadors will be on-hand to give you advice about your potential study options and what you are eligible to apply for.

If you already have your results, we’ll even be able to take you through your UCAS application if you wish to apply on-the-spot.

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