Have an impact on the development of new or improved medicines and the treatment of disease.
Why Microbiology at Strathclyde?
13th in the UK for Biological Sciences (Complete University Guide 2019).
Our courses are underpinned by our strong research base, links with industry, the NHS and international partners.
Accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology.
Opportunity to study and take part in lab-based research abroad.
Choose at the end of Year 2 to progress to single, joint Honours or an Integrated Masters degree in any of the biomolecular sciences.
Our MSci programmes are appropriate if you are interested in an academic or research-related career.
Graduates have found jobs in the development of drugs, food processing, protecting the environment, fighting disease or slowing the ageing process. Recent graduates are working in a variety of positions including research in academia, NHS/private sector laboratory technician, clinical support worker, and in areas such as medical writing, clinical drug trials, medical sales, and production control. The transferable skills you gain will prepare you for a career not only in science but also in areas such as finance, management, marketing, sales, business and media. IBMS accreditation of the BSc Honours in Biomedical Science ensures that this degree meets the academic requirements for registration as a biomedical scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council which is essential if you wish to pursue a career in an NHS laboratory.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB - BBB||Two sciences, – Biology B or Chemistry B; Chemistry (if not at A Level) GCSE 6/B; GCSE Maths 6/B, GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B.|
|Scottish Higher||AABCC - AABB||Biology B and Chemistry B; Maths and English National 5 B.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 points||Two science subjects (Chemistry/Biology/Physics) HL5; English SL5; Maths SL5.|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||Graded Unit B.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.