Bioscience

University Centre West Anglia

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

Our FdSc in Biocience course is for people looking to work in the science industry or wanting to progress to a teaching or lecturing career. Similar to all higher level courses at UcWA, the Foundation degree is module based. It aims to support students to acquire and demonstrate core knowledge and understanding of the scientific disciplines of bioscience and to acquire and apply skills such as analysis, synthesis, evaluation and application in the context of bioscience. You will learn through practical examples, demonstrations and active practice in workshop situations, classes, laboratory experimentation, work placements and fieldwork. Work placement experiences can either be with a student's existing employer or with an organisation participating in the programme. Other skills such as English, maths and IT are developed throughout the course, for example the Biomeasurement module develops maths and IT skills.

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 codeC701
Institution code W35
Campus nameKing's Lynn campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points 4 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent level 3 qualification, e.g. Extended Diploma (MPP) or successful completion of Access to Science and Nursing course. Students without the above are considered depending on relevant experience and aptitude. All applicants must have GCSE English and maths at grade C (4 points) or above and science at grade C or above (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8745 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8745 Year 1
Scotland £8745 Year 1
Wales £8745 Year 1

Additional fee information

The course fee is expected to rise with inflation each year (approximately 3%) but will not increase beyond the maximum amount that the government allows higher education institutions to charge undergraduate students. For more information, go to ucwa.ac.uk
Bioscience at University Centre West Anglia - UCAS