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As well as giving a sound background in biology, this programme focuses on how plant species interact, both physiologically and ecologically, with each other, as well as with animal species and their environment. Graduates of this applied agri-biological degree will be well placed for a wide range of careers in this vital and developing sector; including plant genetics, bio-chemical research, and agronomy.
including Biology and normally another science-related subject from: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Psychology. Chemistry is preferred at A or AS level but not essential. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Mathematics (minimum grade B or 6) required if not taken at A or AS level
including two science subjects. Advanced Higher Biology and another science subject normally required. Acceptable science subjects are: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Psychology. Higher Grade Chemistry desirable. Mathematics required at National 5, minimum grade B (or grade 2 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Where a candidate bypasses the assessment for National 5 qualifications, a minimum of grade C in Higher Mathematics is required.Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
30 level 3 credits at Distinction including at least 15 credits in biological sciences, and 15 level 3 credits at Merit or above. Chemistry and mathematics or quantitative methods units are desirable.
including Biology and normally another science-related subject from: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Psychology. Chemistry is preferred but not essential. GCSE Mathematics (minimum grade B or 6) required if not taken as a Principal Subject.
We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that is it designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.
including Higher Level Biology at grade 6 or above. Chemistry is preferred at Higher Level but not essential. Mathematics or Mathematical Studies and Chemistry required at Standard Level grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.
including Biology and another science subject from: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geography. Chemistry is preferred but not essential.
in a science-related subject within which there are substantial Biology and Chemistry units. GCSE Mathematics (minimum grade B or 6) required. Applicants should outline in their personal statement exactly which modules they have taken as part of the Extended Diploma.
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
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