Why Study Laboratory, Biomedical & Sports Sciences here?

Close interaction with practitioner scientists is at the heart of all our courses. We take a practical approach, offering extensive vocational training opportunities in a supportive and friendly environment. Case studies, based on real scientific, clinical or social issues, are a key aspect of your learning. Placements in all course areas offer valuable practical experience of the workplace.

Group of students working togetherBiomedical Sciences

You'll join laboratory training programmes in hospital laboratories covering all major hospital laboratory disciplines including clinical biochemistry, haematology, histopathology, cytopathology, medical microbiology and blood transfusion.

Forensic and Analytical Science

With us you'll get to study the entire forensic process - from crime scene examination and laboratory analysis through to appearing in court. A key aspect of the course is the development of analytical problem-solving skills, a top-of-the-list priority for many employers.

Sports Sciences

The study of sports science is primarily concerned with the understanding and enhancement of human performance in a variety of applications from elite sport to general health and exercise. You will initially explore the fundamentals of sport and exercise science, including anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, nutrition and sports psychology. This solid foundation will enable you to easily progress onto more complex topics, including the enhancement of sports performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation.

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    Caroline Stewart graduated with a degree in Forensic Science

    Caroline Stewart Forensic Science Degree BSc (Hons)


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  1. 15, December, 2015 Hundreds of north-east pupils celebrate completion of ‘Access To’ programme at RGU

    Access To Health Professions L-R Megan Karakus and Chloe Craighead

    More than 200 S5 and S6 pupils from across Aberdeen City and Shire have taken part in this year’s ‘Access To’ programme at RGU, which gives them a taste of university life.  

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