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Physiology with Industrial Placement MSci (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

Key Information

Course duration: 5 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 10th for Anatomy & Physiology (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    199
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    68.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
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    4.17 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: B121

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: ABB A minimum of 3 A Levels at ABB, to include AB from Chemistry and Biology.For Second Year entry, a minimum of 3 A Levels at AAB, to include AB from Chemistry and Biology.Also required: GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science.
SQA Higher: AAAB A minimum of 4 Highers at AAAB (C or B at AH may substitute for B or A at H respectively) obtained at a single sitting or a minimum of 5H at AAAAB obtained over two sittings. To include AB from Chemistry and Biology.Standard Grades 1, 2 or 3 or Int 2, or National 5 at grades A, B or C in English, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £1,820 per year
Overseas students: £19,300 per year

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The Course

Summary

Physiology is the study of how the body works. More than any other of the biological sciences, it involves using an understanding of biological process at the most basic level to explain how a whole organ or an entire body functions. It is this integrated aspect that puts Physiology at the centre of the biological and medical sciences.Physiological studies of normal biological function provide the basis for understanding the abnormal function observed in human and animal disease and for developing new therapeutic treatments. The scope of physiology ranges from investigation of molecular actions in single cells to studying the way our body systems control our ability to think, eat, sleep and perform exercise. To achieve this, Physiologists must also use the related disciplines of anatomy, biochemistry, pharmacology, genetics and immunology.In your fourth year you will undertake a year's industrial placement and graduate after five years with an MSci (an undergraduate Masters degree) instead of a BSc. Placements vary considerably but in general terms, you will be placed in an industrial, commercial or research environment where you will obtain a breadth of practical experience to complement your degree programme and enhance your employability.

Start Dates

  • 2 September 2019 at Main Site

University of Aberdeen

University League Table Ranking: 28th

The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495; five Nobel Laureates are associated with the university, and 75% of its research was recently classed as internationally excellent (REF 2014). Aberdeen is a cosmopolitan city, with first-class sport and leisure facilities, a vibrant nightlife, miles of...

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Postal Address

School of Biological Sciences
University of Aberdeen
University Office
Regent Walk King's College
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
SCOTLAND

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