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Course summary

Cell Biology is key to understanding how organisms develop, how they respond to their environment and how the diseased state differs from the healthy state. Recent advances in cell biology are enabling cell biologists to: • understand the basis of diseases in humans, animals and plants • develop novel treatments and therapies for diseases • explore the processes associated with ageing improve the quality and quantity of important food crops • develop novel and sustainable fuels assess the impacts of environmental changes on biological systems Our course offers you unique and flexible interdisciplinary training from staff whose knowledge is constantly refreshed by their active research work. As you study, you will develop a thorough understanding of Cell Biology that will give you the choice to progress to more advanced and specialised topics. You will be given the support and encouragement to develop your passion and ideas for your research project where previous Stirling students have excelled in producing high-quality work. We will also make sure you will have the skills and work-placement experience to kick-start your career in Cell Biology.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

SQA Advanced Highers ABB GCE A-levels ABB IB Diploma 35 points Essential subjects To include Biology and one of Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology or Physics.

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Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Obtain IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill or equivalent.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements there are English language courses which can help you prepare for your degree:

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Fees and funding

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Fee rates have still to be confirmed for the 2023/4 Academic Session. To view the fee rates for last session, please review on our website:
Cell Biology at University of Stirling - UCAS