Biochemistry with a Foundation Year

University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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This course will provide you with a strong foundation in science, allowing you to progress onto the Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry within the School of Environment and Life Sciences. The Foundation Year is ideal if you want to develop your career along a biological pathway but have a non-scientific background, or you don’t meet the entry requirements for direct entry to an Honours degree. This course may also be attractive if you are returning to education or if you wish to change career direction.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeC750
Institution code S03
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level 64 UCAS points. At least one full A level is required.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma 64 UCAS points from a QAA Approved Level 3 Access to HE Diploma.
Scottish Higher 64 UCAS points from Higher Level.
AS Only accepted alongside at least one full A level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points
Extended Project Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 64 UCAS points from Higher Level.

Grade C or 4 (or above) in GCSE Maths and English is required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Provider information

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University of Salford
The Crescent
Salford
M5 4WT


Clearing contact details

Clearing Line

0300 555 5030

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Additional information

Monday 6 July to Wednesday 12 August 9am until 5pm (except Fridays 10 am until 4pm), Thursday 13 August, 7.30am to 7pm, Friday 14 August 8am to 6pm, Saturday 15 August 10am to 4pm, Sunday 16 August Closed, Monday 17 August 9am to 5pm (and from this date on, except for Fridays 10am to 4pm).


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Biochemistry with a Foundation Year at University of Salford - UCAS