UWS Clearing 2021

Applied Bioscience

COURSE DETAILS

AWARD:

BSc (Hons)

DURATION & STUDY MODE:

4 years full-time, 5 years full-time (sandwich)

LOCATION:

Lanarkshire

START DATE:

September 2021

UCAS CODE:

C710

About the course

Get ready to pursue a career in the biological sciences with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Applied Bioscience programme.

You’ll receive a general grounding in biological disciplines to underpin your knowledge and understanding before progressing to study more specialised and advanced bioscience topics.

Work-related learning combined with access to UWS’s state of the art laboratories will prepare you for a wide range of career options.

Modern analytical techniques, practice-based and research skills are key strengths of the programme – as is the option to undertake a work placement in Year 3.

Employers regularly comment that our graduates have the necessary skills to contribute effectively and productively in the workplace.

  • This programme equips you with the skills to pursue a career within biological sciences including molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology.
  • You’ll receive a general grounding in biological disciplines before progressing to study more specialised and advanced bioscience topics.
  • Work-related learning, combined with access to UWS’s state-of-the-art laboratories, will prepare you for a wide range of career options.
  • This programme is fully accredited by the Royal Society of Biology and successful graduates automatically fulfil the educational requirements of Associate Membership.

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

Scotland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCC (63 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology or Human Biology
  • A levels: CD (56 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology or Human Biology
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Biology or Human Biology 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (3 @ HL) including Biology or Human Biology
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Science BBB or Access to Medicine BBB or Access to Biological & Chemical Sciences BBB or Access to Chemistry & Biology BBB or Access to Health & Biological Science BBB or Access to Radiography BBB or Access to Health & Life Sciences BBB, or Access to Dietetics BBB, all including Biology or Human Biology
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBC (136 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology
  • A levels: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points including Higher Level Biology
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Bioscience or Applied Science
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Biotechnology or Biomedical Science or Environmental Science or Industrial Biotechnology or Applied Biological Science

Further information

Clearing Guide

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UCAS Track

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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: clearing@uws.ac.uk

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