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Physiological Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Physiological Sciences at Dundee explores the function of organs and body systems. You will gain a broad understanding of healthy and diseased function – from a molecular and cellular level to exploring what happens when issues like metabolic and neurodegenerative disease are present. You’ll look at the clinical aspects of physiology and focus on how body systems can be fine-tuned or optimised as well as how disease can be prevented or treated.Learning key theories in biology is important for understanding the field as a whole. Your first two years will cover concepts including evolution, biological organisation, molecular mechanisms, and processes. You’ll develop practical skills, including laboratory skills, data analysis, and how to design and run experiments. This will prepare you for carrying out projects later in your course.Our course curriculum is shaped by the work of our world-leading researchers to make sure you’re learning the latest advances, as well as gaining an understanding of the fundamentals of the field.Your knowledge and competencies will take your degree wherever you want it to go. You can pick modules that interest you and also transfer to a different life sciences degree if you choose the relevant modules.Lab sessions throughout your degree will help integrate your knowledge and practical skills, as well as develop strong transferable skills, both in and out of the lab.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,950per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Subjects should include A-Level biology and chemistry, plus GCSE mathematics at C

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 39 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    198 87%

    5th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    19th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    11th

    1

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