Physiology and Pharmacology (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview If you’re interested in how the human body functions then you’ll love our Physiology and Pharmacology (Foundation Entry) course. We’ll equip you with a solid foundation in scientific knowledge and prepare you to take on a full honours degree. Why study with us

  • The Foundation Year will provide you with an interesting and stimulating grounding in science. You’ll gain a sound understanding of how drugs and medicines can have a beneficial effect on the body and how adverse reactions to pharmaceuticals can arise.
  • During your foundation year you’ll build your confidence and become an independent learner. You’ll gain key practical skills in our modern, spacious and well-equipped laboratory facilities.
  • Biosciences students study similar modules in Year 1, so you have the chance to switch to another specialist degree to pursue your interests and career goals.
What you'll do
  • Enhance your practical skills with a variety of hands-on Biology and Chemistry laboratory sessions and Physics workshops.
  • If you progress onto the full degree, you’ll have the chance to go an optional sandwich placement year and gain valuable industry experience.
  • You can use this foundation year as an opportunity to get to know other foundation students on different science-based degree programmes.
Future Careers This BSc (Hons) Physiology and Pharmacology is the ideal degree if you’re looking to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry – drug testing, drug research, drug design and development.

Modules

Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P746
Institution code:
C30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
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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80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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
Physiology and Pharmacology (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS