Animal Science with International Foundation Year

Canterbury Christ Church University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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The International Foundation Year (IFY) is designed for students whose first language is not English. The IFY will prepare you for both your English language level for entry and also for content knowledge you will need to begin the BA/BSc course. Once you have successfully completed the IFY, you are guaranteed a place onto the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree course at the University. We want to help you develop and succeed. This course will help you build the skills and knowledge needed for you to get into the animal industry. An introduction to the core sciences of biology, chemistry and physics in the foundation year will cement your knowledge and help develop your study skills for the three-year course ahead. You will have the opportunity to study animal breeding, pests and diseases, and anatomy in the lab as well as in the field with local animal foundations including Wildwood and Port Lympne. As part of our ‘Added Value’ programme, you will have the chance to gain further skills and collaborate with biotech companies through the Life Sciences Industry Liaison Lab and advisory companies in the industry.

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeD302
Institution code C10
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 Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

The International Foundation Year (IFY) is designed for EU students who wish to gain admission to a range of undergraduate courses at Canterbury Christ Church University, and have applied for a BA/BSc degree which includes an additional foundation year. The IFY will prepare you for both your English language level for entry and also for content knowledge you will need to begin the BA/BSc course. Once you have successfully completed the IFY, you are guaranteed a place onto the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree course at the University.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8520 Year 1
International £11975 Year 1

Additional fee information

This fee is for the foundation year only. The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate tuition fees mid-course in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament beyond the Teaching Excellence Framework 2 (TEF2). The University will publish information about the level of inflationary increase anticipated (in percentage terms) change on its website.
Animal Science with International Foundation Year at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS