What will I learn?

Modern cell biology is a dynamic discipline that combines the interests and techniques of many scientific fields, including:* molecular biology* genetics* developmental biology* biochemistry**Applications of cell biology**Cell biologists investigate the basic structural and functional units of life: the cells that compose all living organisms. They aim to understand:* cellular structure* composition and regulation* the organelles that cells contain* cell growth* nuclear and cellular division* cell deathUnderstanding how cells work is fundamental to many areas of biology and is of particular importance to biomedical fields such as cancer research and the development of diseases.**Flexibility**Biological sciences explores the study of living organisms, covering everything from the interactions of animals in their environment to how genes are expressed. We offer 12 different biological sciences subject areas, including cell biology. Regardless of your initial application choice, you will have the opportunity to explore aspects of each of our programmes in the early years and choose to specialise in whichever one interests you.

Which department am I in?

School of Biological Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£30,400.00 (US$ 40,533) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022


Central area campus

George Square,


Edinburgh, City Of,

EH8 9JZ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

These grades should be achieved in one set of exams. Required subjects: A Levels: Biology at B. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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