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Biological Sciences (Molecular Genetics) BSc (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: C440

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Molecular genetics underlies the majority of modern biological research. It is concerned with the molecular mechanisms by which genes are expressed and regulated and the ways in which they control the properties of cells and organisms. Molecular genetics has been revolutionised in recent years by the availability of large DNA sequence datasets, including full genome sequences for many species. This has also facilitated the study of many human traits, including diseases that have a major genetic component but whose inheritance involves more than a single gene. Genetics impacts on almost every aspect of our lives - from human genetics and health, to infectious disease, what we eat and drink and how we live.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 28,950per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics at A, Biology and Chemistry at B. GCSEs: Mathematics or Physics at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    187 82%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    72nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    88th

    6

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