Bachelor of Science in Scotland United Kingdom

Top Bachelor of Science Degrees in Scotland United Kingdom 2018/2019

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A BSc stands for Bachelor of Science, and it is an undergraduate academic degree. Depending on the particular program, students who earn a BSc may choose to enter into a career or continue their education and earn an advanced degree.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

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BSc (Hons) in Food Bioscience

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

This is the only Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)-approved Food Bioscience programme in Scotland. [+]

Food Bioscience is the application of biological and related sciences to food issues; food bioscientists are much in demand to ensure food quality, safety and security.

This is the only Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) - approved Food Bioscience programme in Scotland; it satisfies the educational requirements for membership of the Institute. It is also approved by the Royal Environment Health Institute for Scotland (REHIS) to meet the pre-registration academic standard for the Scottish Food Safety Officers' Registration Board.

We are the only institution in Scotland to offer this type of programme and have the strongest emphasis of any Scottish university on food and its development. You will learn about food composition, the effect of chemicals and additives on consumers and food safety as well as genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, and nutrition, combined with key industry skills and an understanding of food legislation.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Social Work

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

This programme allows you to qualify as a social worker, eligible for professional registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and other UK Care Councils. [+]

Social work is a rewarding but challenging career, allowing you to work with people from all backgrounds, and covering everyone from children to older adults. It's all about supporting those individuals in society who need help underpinned by a commitment to social justice.

What does being a social worker in the 21st century involve? A recent report called for social work professionals to become more autonomous and critically reflective - these elements are at the heart of this programme.

The BA (Hons) Social Work Programme offers a research-informed, challenging and comprehensive curriculum that enables students to develop as critically aware and effective social workers across all areas of practice. We use a wide range of innovative teaching methods that allow students to build the requisite knowledge, skills, and values for social work; this includes extensive contributions to teaching and learning from our partners in the local authority, voluntary and third sector agencies.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Cell and Molecular Biology

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

Graduates go on to careers in research and development, for example in research institutes or in industries such as pharmaceuticals and biotech. [+]

The Cell and Molecular Biology programme focuses on how human cells function in health and disease. The surge in biotechnology industries in Scotland has led to predictions of a rise in employment in this sector and excellent career prospects for graduates.

Knowing how molecules, cells and organs interact enables biologists to more fully understand the factors that control cell growth and division, what makes some individuals more susceptible to disease than others and the development of more accurate diagnostic methods and new drug therapies or cures.

The programme covers physiology, microbiology, biochemistry and genetics, cellular communication, drug action and molecular medicine. You will engage in high levels of practical scientific work improving your laboratory skills, including a five-day practical molecular biology workshop.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Microbiology

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

This fascinating and varied programme can lead to careers in healthcare, food and water industries, biotechnology, the environment, pharmaceuticals, and research. [+]

Microbiology is the study of organisms that are too small to be seen by the naked eye but which have a profound effect on our lives.

Microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae, and protozoa can sometimes be harmful and cause infectious diseases. Others are beneficial and are exploited by biotechnology industries to produce food, alcoholic drinks, and drugs.

Until recently many clinicians thought of the diseases caused by microorganisms as largely being solved. This assessment was too optimistic and microbiology is re-emerging as a critical science to face new challenges from organisms that no longer respond to conventional antibiotic treatment or vaccination programmes.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Applied Psychology

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

This programme provides a stimulating and challenging education in applied psychology using real-life examples and is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC). [+]

In Psychology, we describe, explain and predict thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

The focus of this degree is to apply the core psychological material of research methods, cognitive, social, developmental, personality and biological psychology to real-life applications.

You will cover all areas of applied psychology with a focus on mental health, forensic, counseling and health psychology. You can choose to exit with a named degree in BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology (Counselling), (Forensic) or (Health), provided you take specific modules.

Modules are taught through various specialist laboratories, seminars and lectures and all students take a work-based learning in psychology module where they relate work experience to psychological theory.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Part time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

Top up your health and safety qualifications with this one year, part-time degree course. Accredited by IOSH and taught by experts in the industry, the Health, Safety and Environmental Management degree can enhance your CV over a short period of time. [+]

Accredited by: IOSH

This is a one-year top-up degree (for those who hold a BA or BSc in Occupational / Health and Safety Management) for the Health and Safety Professional who wishes to gain further understanding, and academic qualifications, in these areas. Incorporated within this degree, is a dissertation where the student can focus on a particular area of personal or professional interest. The programme is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Health (IOSH).

Your career

Graduates from the course will be well prepared to go on to pursue careers in a wide range of organizations including the local authority, manufacturing, construction, off-shore and insurance companies.... [-]


BEng (Hons) in Fire Risk Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Become one of the first to complete this fire assessment, safety, and technology degree in Scotland. Designed in partnership with the Fire and Rescue Service, the Fire Risk Engineering degree is accredited by the Institute of Fire Engineers. [+]

Accredited by: MIFireE EC

Fire Risk Engineering is a relatively new discipline within the construction industry, driven by developments in fire safety legislation.

The GCU programme - one of the few offered in the UK - was developed in close partnership with the Fire and Rescue Service. It is unique in its focus on fire safety design and regulations. It was the first in the UK to achieve academic exemption by the Institution of Fire Engineers at MIFireE level.

The course has also been approved by the UK Engineering Council for IEng standard route and partial fulfillment of CEng standard route. Risk management, forecasting, problem solving and communication are all part of the programme, which has strong links with consultants and regulators who share their knowledge through guest lectures, case study materials, and site visits. A number of Fire and Rescue Service Officers are associate lecturers.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Cyber Security and Networks

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

The ultimate cybercrime-fighting degree. Study cybersecurity at GCU and take your first step towards becoming a certified Cisco cybersecurity professional. GCU is an accredited Cisco Academy. With an HND you can apply directly to year 3. [+]

With today's advancing technologies comes the increasing threat of cybercrime. The National Cyber Security Strategy makes clear the importance of good network defences in securing the UK. GCU has developed a suite of programmes which provide the opportunity to be at the forefront of defending cyberspace from sophisticated malicious attacks and future threats.

Cyber Security and Networks covers the protection of computer equipment, information and services from unauthorised access, change or destruction. It will inform you of the latest technologies, help you understand legal, ethical and professional responsibilities and provide a broad awareness of the industry.

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BSc (Hons) in Digital Design (Graphics)

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

Apply directly to year 3 of the digital design degree course. This creative degree lets you develop the specialist skills needed to create graphics and visuals for digital application across the web, mobile and motion graphics. [+]

Year 3 entry only

BSc Digital Design (Graphics) develops specialist skills in the creation of visuals and graphics for digital solutions such as web and mobile applications or motion graphics.

This programme will prepare you for creative roles in the expanding digital industry. By undertaking studio-based projects, you will realise your design ambitions using industry standard design and prototyping software. Throughout the programme, you will acquire the necessary technology skills and user-centered design thinking to create digital solutions for a variety of media including websites, motion graphics and mobile applications.

You will be introduced to user psychology and learn how to apply techniques and skills in user experience and user interface design to create functional and beautiful digital products. You will also have the opportunity to understand how design can have social impact and learn how to apply your skills to tackle challenging issues facing today's society.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Computer Games (Art and Animation)

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

Study Computer Games (Art and Animation) and find a career in games design, pre-visualisation for TV, film or video. Art and Animation combine traditional art skills with the latest creative technology in 3D art, animation and motion graphics. [+]

GCU's Computer Games programmes aim to produce graduates with the right mix of practical skills and technical knowledge to enter the computer games industry.

We have excellent studio facilities including HD Video Production Suite, Art Studio, Digital Audio Recording Studio, Game Design Studio featuring 3D Laser Scanning tools, Motion Capture tools and a Rapid Prototyping machine. There is a User Experience lab where games can be tested and evaluated and a Virtual Reality lab containing a full-featured Driving Simulator and other VR equipment such as Oculus Rifts. In Years 1, 2 and 3 students in all programmes take part in an Integrated Project, an opportunity for students from the different disciplines to make games together. You'll also enjoy guest lectures by industry experts.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

Study Environmental Management and the effective management of waste, energy, water, land and social issues. Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. [+]

Accredited by: RICS CIWEM

Environmental matters are a key consideration for any company. Environmental management graduates understand the impact on the environment of construction and regeneration and the need for the effective management of waste, energy, land resources and social issues.

The programme is unique in providing you with an opportunity to focus on personal interests within a variety of specialisms, ranging from waste management, geographical information systems, contaminated land, social inclusion, enhancing the countryside, energy efficiency and transport policy.

You will have the opportunity to carry out a work placement in the UK or in Europe, as well as opportunities for industrial placements in India and America. The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Computer Games (Software Development)

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time August 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

Study Computer Games (Software Development) and learn to programme in the studios, labs and lecture halls where this specialism flourishes. GCU has an active games department and students are involved in competitions, events and gaming challenges. [+]

Accredited by: BCS

GCU's Computer Games programmes aim to produce graduates with the right mix of practical skills and technical knowledge to enter the computer games industry.

We have excellent studio facilities including HD Video Production Suite, Art Studio, Digital Audio Recording Studio, Game Design Studio featuring 3D Laser Scanning tools, Motion Capture tools and a Rapid Prototyping machine. There is a User Experience lab where games can be tested and evaluated and a Virtual Reality lab containing a full-featured Driving Simulator and other VR equipment such as Oculus Rifts. In Years 1, 2 and 3 students in all programmes take part in an Integrated Project, an opportunity for students from the different disciplines to make games together. You'll also enjoy guest lectures by industry experts.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in IT Management for Business

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

The first IT Management Tech Industry Gold degree available in Scotland. Study computing and business together and qualify for an exciting range of computer programming, business analyst and project management roles. [+]

Accredited by: BCS Tech Partnership

GCU is the first Scottish university to offer the Tech Industry Gold Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) degree.

The Tech Partnership, working with the UK government and industry, established the ITMB degree in 2005 to meet the demand in the workplace for managers with a combination of both strong business management and technical computing skills. The programme was designed in consultation with major employers in this area including BT, Capgemini, CA Technologies, Cisco Systems, IBM, the Ministry of Justice and the NHS. The course aims to provide students with a broad understanding of business-centred information systems and an awareness of the business models, needs and organisational structures which these systems support. Students study modules from across the computing and business subject areas. Employers are involved throughout the programme, taking part in guest lectures, career mentoring and networking events. Additionally students are encouraged to undertake industry placements. The Tech Partnership community also provides opportunities for interaction with fellow students across the UK.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Digital Security and Forensics

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

The National Cyber Security Strategy makes clear the need for Digital Security professionals who can help identify and prosecute illegal computer hacks. Study digital forensic investigation, ethical hacking, intrusion, detection, and data recovery. [+]

With today's advancing technologies comes the increasing threat of cybercrime. The National Cyber Security Strategy makes clear the importance of good network defenses in securing the UK. GCU has developed a suite of programmes which provide the opportunity to be at the forefront of defending cyberspace from sophisticated malicious attacks and future threats.

Digital Security and Forensics develop the theory and practical skills of how illegal computer attacks are performed and how to counteract them, explores the nature of digital evidence and focuses on the law and issues surrounding computer crime. It equips graduates with technical, analytical and evaluation skills in all areas of digital forensic investigation, including ethical hacking, intrusion, detection, data recovery, and security systems.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Computer Games (Design)

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

The Computer Games (Design) degree explores game storytelling and asset integration. Accredited by The Chartered Institute for IT you study player-centred computer interaction in specialist video, art, sound, game studios and user experience labs. [+]

Accredited by: BCS

GCU's Computer Games programmes aim to produce graduates with the right mix of practical skills and technical knowledge to enter the computer games industry.

We have excellent studio facilities including HD Video Production Suite, Art Studio, Digital Audio Recording Studio, Game Design Studio featuring 3D Laser Scanning tools, Motion Capture tools and a Rapid Prototyping machine. There is a User Experience lab where games can be tested and evaluated and a Virtual Reality lab containing a full-featured Driving Simulator and other VR equipment such as Oculus Rifts. In Years 1, 2 and 3 students in all programmes take part in an Integrated Project, an opportunity for students from the different disciplines to make games together. You'll also enjoy guest lectures by industry experts.... [-]