Human Biology and Infectious Diseases with a Foundation Year at University of Salford - UCAS

University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Human Biology and Infectious Diseases with a Foundation Year

Course summary

There has never been a more urgent time to explore the pathology, transmission and epidemiology of infectious diseases affecting humans and animals. Start this scientific journey with a BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases with Foundation Year degree at Salford. One of the few courses of its kind outside of medicine to combine aspects of human physiology, immunology and infectious diseases, this exciting and relevant degree is a gateway to pathology, transmission and epidemiology of infectious diseases affecting humans and animals. Take your scientific knowledge further Developed around a core biology curriculum, our course will help you to build a systematic understanding of human biology and infectious diseases. With a focus on your future, we place a strong practical focus on nurturing your scientific and transferable skills for a career in medical laboratory research. This foundation year pathway is recommended if you want to study the full honours degree, but don’t meet the direct entry requirements. On successful completion of the foundation year, you will be ready to progress to study our full BSc Human Biology and Infectious Diseases honours degree, which is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Continuing your studies for three further years – or four, if you choose to include an industry placement – you will build a systematic understanding of the key aspects of human biology and infectious diseases whilst developing practical laboratory skills. You will have the opportunity to explore specialist subjects such as pathophysiology and parasites. Throughout your studies, you will develop strong laboratory skills. As a biomedicine-based student, you will spend lots of time in our advanced Bodmer laboratories. These well-equipped, purpose-built facilities ensure your learning remains on the cutting-edge of innovation and discovery. The labs host industry-standard instrumentation, including cell culture facilities, histology specimen preparation station, fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy. Get closer to industry Complementing your laboratory-based sessions at Salford, you will experience visits to local pathology laboratories and receive guest lectures from external NHS specialists and biomedical scientists. Once you join the full BSc degree, you also have the option to take an industry placement between years two and three. Building on our connections with regional health and scientific research organisations, recent Human Biology and Infectious Diseases students have completed placements at the Wolfson Imaging Centre in Manchester, the Clinical Epidemiology unit at Manchester and at TSC Ltd in Heywood. Features • Build your knowledge ready to progress to our full BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases degree • Develop laboratory and research skills ready for your graduate career • Include an optional industry placement, where you can apply your learning in local hospitals or research labs • Part-time option available This course is not open to international students.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
BC50
Institution code:
S03
Campus name:
Peel Park Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

This course is not suitable for international students. If you are an international student and interested in a foundation year study pathway, the University of Salford website has details of the International Foundation Year.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Grade C or 4 (or above) in GCSE Maths and English is required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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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 .

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Provider information

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University of Salford
The Crescent
Salford
M5 4WT


Clearing contact details

Clearing Line

0300 555 5030

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Friday 5 July 9am to 5pm, Monday 8 July until Wednesday 14 August, 10am to 4pm, Thursday 15 August, 7.30am to 7pm, Friday 16 August, 8am to 6pm, Saturday 17 August, 10am to 2pm. Also Clearing Visit Day, Sunday 18 August, Closed, Monday 19 August, 9am to 5pm (and from this date on).


Course contact details

Course Enquiries

0161 295 4545

Human Biology and Infectious Diseases with a Foundation Year at University of Salford - UCAS