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Foundation Programme (Year 0)
The Foundation Year contains a number of compulsory and discipline-specific modules. Compulsory modules are designed to develop higher level learning skills and familiarise you with studying and assessment at degree level. Discipline-specific modules help lay a foundation of knowledge that you will build upon as you progress to your chosen degree course. On successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress to the first year of your degree, once you have achieved the grade required for progression.
Foundation Biology 1
Foundation Biology 2
Foundation Maths A1
English for Scientists with Science Project
Advanced Foundation Chemistry
Further Foundation Chemistry
Advanced & Further Foundation Biology
Foundation Maths A2
Years 1, 2 and 3
As per Years 1, 2 and 3 of C100 BSc Biological Sciences.
For more information on this course, please see our website.
For more information on the content of this course, including module details, please see our website.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
This course is not available to International applicants. Any International applicant interested in studying a Foundation programme leading to further study at Durham University should visit www.durhamisc.com for more information.
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
Entry Point Specific Requirement:
It is essential that applicants review the full course description and entry requirements of Durham University Foundation courses prior to application. Please visit the Foundation Centre website, available at www.durham.ac.uk/foundation.centre, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact an admissions advisor on +44 (0)191 3340172.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.dur.ac.uk/foundation.centre/eligibility/
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
Durham University welcomes applications from all students irrespective of background. We encourage the recruitment of academically well-qualified and highly motivated students, who are non-native speakers of English, whose full potential can be realised with a limited amount of English Language training either prior to entry or through pre-sessional and/or in-sessional courses. It is the normal expectation that candidates for admission should be able to demonstrate satisfactory English proficiency before the start of a programme of study, whether via the submission of an appropriate English language qualification or by attendance on an appropriate pre-sessional course. Acceptable evidence and levels required can be viewed by following the link provided.
English language requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|