Neuroscience (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Course Overview On our Neuroscience (Foundation Entry) course you’ll take a multidisciplinary approach to studying how the brain and nervous system work. You’ll receive a solid foundation in science as you develop your knowledge of how we understand and treat neurological disorders and diseases. Why study with us

  • The foundation year will provide you with an interesting and stimulating grounding in science.
  • The course will enable you to gain key practical skills in our modern, spacious and well-equipped laboratory facilities.
  • You’ll learn how the brain and nervous system work to alter behaviour, perception, mood and memory.
What you'll do
  • Enhance your practical skills with a variety of hands-on Biology and Chemistry laboratory sessions and Physics workshops.
  • Neuroscience is literally the 'science of the brain' and you’ll develop knowledge from a wide range of disciplines including biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology and psychology.
  • You can use this foundation year as an opportunity to get to know other foundation students on different science-based degree programmes.
Future Careers Our Neuroscience Foundation Entry degree could lead to a career in science teaching, science writing, research and lab work. You could also end up working in labs and rehabilitation centres or pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry or hospitals. Or you may want to train as a science teacher or continue studying this fascinating subject.


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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Neuroscience (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS