University of Worcester

Pharmacology (with Foundation Year) University of Worcester Degree level: Undergraduate

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Overview

We offer a range of programmes which combine a foundation year with a degree in Biological Sciences over a four year course.

These courses are perfect if you:

studied non-science subjects but now want to pursue a career in science
are returning to education after some time away
don't currently meet the requirements for direct entry onto our degree courses
At Worcester our courses have a strong practical emphasis, designed to prepare you for an exciting career in the Biological Sciences - from Medical and Healthcare Sciences, to Forensics and Animal Biology.

Key Features

  • A friendly supportive learning environment with an open-door policy and support from a personal academic tutor

  • Carefully designed courses to help you make sure you have the right mix of skills and knowledge to progress

  • A strong emphasis on practical and laboratory work

  • Modern laboratories, specialist equipment and an inspiring environment for you to gain practical skills and develop your interests

  • Excellent teaching staff who are committed to helping students achieve their goals

  • Students are able to use the Foundation year to complete our BSc course in Pharmacology

Learn more about the course at our Open Days

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details

Modules

For a breakdown of the modules you'll study each year visit our course page. You can do this by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting 'Visit our course page'.

Assessment method

For detailed information about assessment, feedback, teaching and contact time visit our course page. You can do this by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting 'Visit our course page'.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Pharmacological Society

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 B250
Institution code W80
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:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 32 points For the BSc Hons Pharmacology with a Foundation Year you should be at least 18 years old and have GCSE (or equivalent) passes in English Language and Maths.
You will normally also need 32 UCAS Tariff points. However, all applicants will be judged on their individual merits and we will take other skills, qualifications and life experience into account.
We welcome mature students without the usual formal qualifications and will consider your application based on your suitability and preparedness to complete the course.
The University will consider each application on its individual merits and will recognise a range of qualifications, including BTEC, access courses, European Baccalaureate and pre-2002 qualification such as GNVQ. Non-standard entry via the exploratory essay route is also available.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £12,100 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.

Provider information

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University of Worcester
Henwick Grove
Worcester
WR2 6AJ


Course contact details

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Admissions Office

01905 855111

Fax: 01905 855377