Applied Bioscience

Course details

Campus(es)

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

UCAS Code

C710

Start Date

September 2020

Degree

BSc (Hons)

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 & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

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: CCC or equivalent including Biology or Human Biology at C or above
  • 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@Higher, 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, 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

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: clearing@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.


Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

  • Tuesday 4 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 5 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Thursday 6 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.


Guide to clearing

We have put together a page to help you understand clearing and where you are on your clearing journey

If you have any questions you can email us at clearing@uws.ac.uk

Clearing 2020

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