Molecular and Cellular Biology ( with Plant Science) Program By University of Glasgow |Top Universities

University of Glasgow

Gilmorehill Campus (Main), Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
  • QS Stars
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
Molecular and Cellular Biology combines genetics and biochemistry to understand life at the molecular level. It aims to understand how molecular function produces the hierarchy of living cells, tissues and whole organisms, which can be ultimately be applied to important global challenges facing human & animal health, food security and synthetic biology. The University of Glasgow was among the first in the UK to offer a degree in Molecular & Cellular Biology: the first students graduated with this degree in 1965. Our teaching is informed by cutting-edge research and close links with the Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology. The University is extremely well equipped for fluorescence imaging and laser-scanning confocal microscopes. Our G-Gnomes Society welcomes students from a biomolecular background, with regular guest lectures from top researchers and a different social event each month.

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COVID-19 information for future students:The University is working in line with the latest advice from the Scottish Government and Health Authorities in order to prepare the campus to safely welcome new students in September 2020.Following extensive consultation with experts, wide-ranging measures to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission have been developed. The measures include:• two free reusable face coverings for all students and staff• an enhanced cleaning regime for all buildings• one-way systems and clear signage to ensure safe and smooth movement around our campuses• observing physical distancing measures, including in teaching spaces• hand sanitisers throughout our buildings.The aim is to provide as much face-to-face teaching and interaction as possible, within approved Government guidelines. Nearly all buildings will be open and the aim is for every student to be able to enjoy smaller class experiences, laboratory and skills sessions on-campus, while lectures will be delivered remotely online.Start datesThe start of teaching for the majority of Undergraduate programmes is 21 September 2020, with Freshers’ Week, including Welcome & Induction, from 14 September. The majority of Postgraduate taught programmes will start teaching on either 14 or 21 September 2020. The University is also offering around 50 taught programmes to commence on 9 November, and a further 30 programmes have a “dual start” option, offering a January 2021 start date as well as September 2020. This gives the option to delay study to January.For more information options, see FAQ for offer holders and applicants.About the UniversityGlasgow is a world top 100 university with one of the widest range of courses in the UK. Established in 1451, the University is recognised internationally for its ground-breaking work and has inspired thinkers from eminent scientist Lord Kelvin to the father of economics Adam Smith. The University of Glasgow at a glance:•    Member of the prestigious Russell Group, group of leading UK research intensive universities in the UK•    Founder member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education•    Annual research earnings of more than £181 million •    An international community of more than 29,000 students, from 130+ countries.There is currently a large scale investment project of £1 billion in the University’s estate to create spaces and opportunities for world-changing teaching, education and research. The new state-of-the-art James McCune Smith learning and teaching hub is due to open in early 2021.Glasgow is the UK’s third largest city and one of the world’s top student cities. A 2019 Time Out survey placed it in the top ten cities in the world. Ranked between Berlin and Paris, Glasgow was voted number one for both friendliness and affordability.Want to find out more about the University of Glasgow? Connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.More informationFor any questions about studying in Glasgow, it’s possible to connect with staff, students and alumni online: Chat to our students and staffOffer Holders’ 2020 Facebook groupStudent Connect

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