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Molecular and Cellular Biology (with Plant Science) BSc (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Plant science combines a broad range of approaches to understand how plants function in the natural world.

You will gain hands-on experience of modern laboratory techniques.

Life Sciences at Glasgow

With hands-on experience and flexible degrees, studying at the School of Life Sciences challenges you to apply the theory of the classroom in practical situations, in the lab or the field. We offer an extremely wide range of courses in human and animal biology, biomolecular sciences, infection and immunity.

Our aim is to offer internationally competitive degrees that meet the needs of today’s science graduates. To achieve this aim, we utilise the research and teaching strengths of the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences to provide our graduates with the skills necessary for success in any chosen career.

We have a large and diverse student body, which includes Scottish, UK, EU and international students. We regularly welcome visiting and exchange students, and we believe in the many advantages our students gain from adding an international dimension to their studies.

CAREER PROSPECTS

There are increasing opportunities in the agrochemical, pharmaceutical and fermentation industries, particularly for those graduates with interests in plant molecular biology and biotechnology.

Graduates with ecological interests are increasingly being employed to monitor the environmental aspects of such industries and in conservation work. Other areas of employment include the Scientific Civil Service, government research laboratories and teaching.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Computational biologist
  • Bioinformatician
  • Genetic counsellor
  • Plant technologist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Molecular geneticist
  • Molecular biologist
  • Clinical researcher
  • Epidemiologist

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,020per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : AAB

Must include either Biology or Human Biology or Chemistry.Applicants will receive an offer conditional on attaining AAB. Applicants who achieve AAB are guaranteed entry. Applicants who achieve grades less than AAB but higher than BBB will be considered for entry.

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University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 1

    7th out of 29 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    195 85%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    63rd

    37
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    196 86%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    21st

    6

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