• Year 1 entry: BBB Grade in 3 A-Level Subjects
  • Two sciences required, at least one of which must be Biology or Chemistry


  • Chemistry Grade 6/B (if not at A Level)
  • GCSE Grade Maths 6/B
  • GCSE Grade English Language 6/B or Literature Grade 6/B

IB Diploma

  • Year 1 entry: 32+ points
  • Two science subjects (Chemistry/ Biology/Physics) HL5
  •  English SL5
  • Maths SL5

English Language Requirement

The applicant must submit one of the following English language requirements:

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0 overall (no individual band less than 5.5)
  • TOEFL (ibt): 73+ overall, with the following minimum scores in each component: Listening: 17 Reading: 18 Speaking: 20 Writing: 18
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): 60 overall, with a minimum of 59 in each component
  • Cambridge First Certificate of English (FCE): 169-175 overall, with a minimum of 162 in each component
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English: 169-175 overall, with a minimum of 162 in each component
  • LanguageCert International ESOL SELT B2: Overall pass with a pass in all components

Personal Statement

Letters of Recommendation

University of Strathclyde – Biochemistry and Microbiology BSc (Hons)
Source: BSc Hons Biochemistry & Microbiology - University of Strathclyde