Applied Biosciences Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS

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Course summary

Applied biosciences explores life at all levels from chemicals, molecules and cells to organ systems, laying the foundation for a career in human health and disease. This course aims to provide you with a solid grounding for building a career in the health and bioscience sectors if you are unable to follow the more traditional route onto a degree course. The foundation year of the course provides you with an understanding of cell biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, health and disease. It acts as an introduction to your chosen subject and helps you develop the necessary skills for degree-level study. The Applied Biosciences BSc (Hons) degree aims to develop autonomous scientists of the future — you can expect to explore human health and illness, how they are managed in the context of research as well as how populations, communities and the environment influence them. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 1, you will be eligible for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Applied Biosciences. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 2, you will be eligible for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Applied Biosciences. For the most up-to-date information about course modules, sandwich years or part-time learning, please visit our website.

Modules

Introduction to Health and Disease Foundation of Anatomy and Physiology Introduction to Cell Biology Foundation of Chemistry


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
FC31
Institution code:
C85
Campus name:
CU Coventry
Campus code:
5

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants who do not have Level 3 (A-level or equivalent) qualifications, can be considered on an individual basis provided that you have 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above including English and Mathematics plus two years relevant work experience. Your application will be considered on an individual basis and the application is reviewed as a whole, which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and Personal statement that outlines your motivation to study the course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1
Channel Islands £7950 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Biosciences Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS