The Cornwall College Group has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course is for you if you want to study and work in science and do not currently possess the type, level or currency of qualifications usually required to start a science degree.
During the Foundation Year you will study 120 credits to include 60 credits of biology and 40 credits of either chemistry or physics depending on your chosen progression route, with the majority of learners taking chemistry options. You will also study 20 credits of maths and academic study skills designed specifically to support success on your chosen science degree programme. Foundation Biology (20 credits); Further Biology (20 credits); Practical and Field Studies in Biology (20 credits); Foundation Chemistry (20 Credits); Further Chemistry (20 Credits); Foundation Physics (20 Credits); Further Physics (20 Credits); Quantitative Methods (10 credits); Study Skills for Scientists (10 credits). Further information about these modules can be found on our website by going to https://www.cornwall.ac.uk/courses/science-gateway
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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.
|Campus name||Cornwall College Newquay|
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:
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||P: 45 credits|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Grade C or above in Maths and English|
Other level 3 qualifications will be considered. Suitability of mature applicants with no formal qualifications but with relevant experience will be assessed through interview
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.cornwall.ac.uk
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,950||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8,600||Year 1|