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Course summary

We believe that fair access to higher education is a fundamental enabler for social mobility and are committed to delivering this through our education. We aim to widen participation and raise attainment - bridging gaps in retention, progression and success - to ensure our students enjoy the best possible outcome. Our BSc Natural Sciences with Foundation Year has been designed explicitly for this purpose, to support UK students from Widening Participation backgrounds wishing to study Natural Sciences:

  • It covers the core mathematics required to successfully complete the Natural Sciences degree programme at Exeter
  • You’ll be learning in a friendly and structured environment and will be supported academically and personally as you prepare to study the Natural Sciences undergraduate degree
  • Provided you achieve the specific progression criteria, you will progress into Year 1 of our BSc in Natural Sciences programme which has a Foundation Year
  • Depending upon the qualifications you’ve gained prior to beginning the Foundation programme it may be possible to transfer to an undergraduate programme in - Mathematics, Engineering or Physics which have a foundation year and provided you meet the entry requirements for that programme.
  • International students looking for a foundation course, please visit our INTO page.
  • To learn more about modules, assessment methods, facilities and our staff research expertise please visit our course page.

Modules

For a full list of modules please visit our course page.

Assessment method

Please visit our course page for current assessment methods.


How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This course is only for UK students who meet our contextual offer criteria.

Application codes

Course code:
CGF1
Institution code:
E84
Campus name:
University of Exeter - Exeter campuses
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

Our International Student Support can help you with what you need to do before you arrive and when you get here as a new international student. They offer ongoing support throughout your studies whether that be setting up a bank account or arranging healthcare. Our Global Chums Buddy Scheme and our Intercultural Cafe provide opportunities to meet staff and connect with students. INTO University of Exeter provide pre-sessional English courses for international students as well as free insessional support. For more information about entry requirements, bursaries and scholarships please visit our course page.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In support of the university’s Access and Participation Plan this course is only open to UK domiciled students who meet our contextual offer eligibility criteria and who may not have met the entry requirements for first year entry or have not been able to take A level Mathematics alongside a BTEC L3 Extended Diploma. Students can check their eligibility on our contextual offer website https://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/entryrequirements/contextual/


English language requirements

GCSE English Language with a minimum pass of Grade C or 4

For further details on our English Language requirements please visit our website

http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/applications/entry/#english-language


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

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
EU £29700 Year 1
International £29700 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full details regarding tuition fee and other costings, see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/money/fees/

Sponsorship information

We understand the financial pressures that undergraduate students can face when arriving at university for the first time and that is why we offer bursaries to complement government loans for low household income families, scholarships for exceptional students, sportspeople and those meeting other criteria as well as expert funding advice and guidance.  For more information, please visit our course page.

Natural Sciences with Foundation Year at University of Exeter - UCAS