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Microbiology and Pharmacology University of Strathclyde Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

Have an impact on the development of new or improved medicines and the treatment of disease.

Why Microbiology & Pharmacology 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.

Your 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.

Course details

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

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C502
Institution code S78
Campus name University of Strathclyde
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - ABB 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 AABB - AABCC 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

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £1,820 * Year 1
International £19,750 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.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.

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