Oxford Brookes University

Applied Biosciences (Health Informatics) (Solihull College) Oxford Brookes University Degree level: Undergraduate

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The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Applied Biosciences equips graduates for careers in the NHS and associated healthcare businesses. This course provides key knowledge and practical skills, grounded within the biological and biochemical areas fundamental to healthcare and medicine. Topics include infectious diseases, molecular and cellular biology, elements of cancer biology, pharmacology and diagnostic approaches in the modern healthcare industry. You will receive training in advanced computational and data analysis, which is becoming vital to the NHS and its supporting network of partners. There are two pathways. Applied Biosciences has a broad modern science curriculum. Applied Biosciences (Health Informatics) explores the understanding and application of computational topics with a focus on analysing the large data sets of patient information that are beginning to aid the practice of medicine today.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not available to applicants who will require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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UCAS Tariff 96 points

A minimum of two years’ relevant work experience and a current role in an appropriate workplace setting, plus a line manager’s letter of support and recommendation, may be accepted in lieu of UCAS Tariff points.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,570 Year 1
EU £7,570 Year 1
England £7,570 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,570 Year 1
Scotland £7,570 Year 1
Wales £7,570 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years for both new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to continue to set fees at the maximum level permitted for new and returning Home/EU students. Fees are subject to agreement by the Office for Students.

Provider information

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