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Scottish Higher BBB Other You may be requested to be immunised against Hepatitis B. Irish Leaving Certificate H2 H2 H3 Associate student places You can study this course as an associate student completing your first year at West Lothian College. For more information and entry requirements, see pages 32. International Baccalaureate 26 points Other information A Level BB International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5 Required subjects Chem or Biol and preferably one other science (may include Maths or Home Economics) at Higher/A Level or equivalent AND Chem, Biol Maths and Eng at S/Int2/N5/GCSE level Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications We welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications in biology and chemistry and/or experience. Direct Entry Year Two • HNC in a related subject with B in the graded unit Year Three • HND in a related subject with CB in the graded units For details of related HNC and HND courses, see www.qmu.ac.uk/college- qualifications. Professional registration/ accreditation N/A Careers You can enter a variety of scientific and health-related careers in the public and private sectors, such as: research; pharmaceutical industries; contract research organisations (CROs); product development; and study for a higher degree (MSc, MPhil or PhD. UCAS code B210 Duration 3/4 years full-time Start date September 2019 Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Exchange opportunities* In Years Two or Three, you have the opportunity to study for one semester at a university overseas. See pages 18-19 for more information. Placements There are no formal placements. Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. Course fees Please see pages170-171 63 Why QMU? Significant elements of the first two years of this course are shared with our BSc/ BSc (Hons) Human Biology, BSc/ BSc (Hons) Nutrition and BSc/ BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Food Science courses – this means that you have the opportunity to change your degree any time up to the end of Year Two. Aside from just focusing on drugs, this course uniquely integrates a focus on nutritional factors which also impact on individuals’ health. From day one on the course, students are eligible to apply for student membership of the British Pharmalogical Society. Entry requirements