University of Dundee

Foundation Year in Life Sciences University of Dundee Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Gold

University of Dundee has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

Find out more about the TEF.

The overall aim of this one-year programme is to ensure that students coming from more varied backgrounds are enabled to succeed in acquiring a broad-based working knowledge and understanding of the physical and life sciences as they relate to of living organisms at all levels of organisation. This programme focusses on developing the core foundation of chemistry and numeracy needed for success in LIfe Sciences.

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 code C103
Institution code D65
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BBC including biology plus GCSE chemistry at C / 4

However an applicant with CCC at A-Level including biology plus GCSE chemistry may be considered in combination with a telephone interview.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDM
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points 30 points overall with 5, 5, 5 at Higher Level

A combination of IB Certificate plus other qualifications, such as A-Levels, Advanced Placement Tests or the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP), will also be considered.


English language requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £1,820 * Year 1
International £21,950 Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £1,820 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown for Rest of UK and Scot/EU students are for 2019/20. The fees for 2020/21 have not yet been confirmed and we expect confirmation of these in March 2020. International tuition fees shown are confirmed for 2020/21 entry. These will increase by no more than 5% per year for the length of your course.

Provider information

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University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4HN


Course contact details

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Admissions and Student Recruitment

01382 383838