University of Salford

Biology with a Foundation Year University of Salford Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Bronze

University of Salford has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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In brief:
An excellent route into science for those from a non-scientific background.
Ideal if you're returning to education or seeking to develop your career in a new direction.
Choice of optional modules.

This course will provide you with a strong foundation in biology and chemistry, allowing you to progress onto a BSc (Hons) degree course in a related discipline, within the School of Environment and Life Sciences.

It is ideal if you want to develop your career along a biological pathway but have a non-scientific background, or you don’t meet the entry requirements for direct entry to an Honours degree. This course may also be attractive if you are returning to education or if you wish to change career direction.

Please note that an overall average mark of 60% is required to transfer onto BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science.

Course details

Modules

Core modules may include: Data Handling, Professional Communications, Biological Principles, Scientific Methods. Optional Modules may include: Chemical Principles, Science for Health, Earth Processes, Environmental Conservation.


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 C104
Institution code S03
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level 64 UCAS points. At least one full A level is required.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma 64 UCAS points from a QAA Approved Level 3 Access to HE Diploma.
Scottish Higher 64 UCAS points from Higher Level.
AS Only accepted alongside at least one full A level.
Extended Project Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 64 UCAS points from Higher Level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.

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


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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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 to Wednesday 14 August 9am until 5pm (except Fridays 10 am until 4pm), Thursday 15 August 7am to 7pm, Friday 16 August 8am to 6pm, Saturday 17 August 9am to 5pm, Sunday 18 August Closed, Monday 19 August 9am to 5pm (and from this date on, except for Fridays 10an to 4pm).


Course contact details

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Course Enquiries

0161 295 4545


The Admissions Officer

0161 295 4545

Fax: 0161 295 4646