Aston University, Birmingham

Foundation Programme in Science: Health Science Aston University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Our Foundation Programme in Science is tailored to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to progress onto a health science undergraduate degree programme. We’re dedicated to supporting students who wish to achieve their full potential, so if you don’t initially qualify for audiology, optometry or psychology undergraduate study with us, our Foundation Programme in Science: Health Science course has been created to prepare you.

Studying a science foundation programme with us not only consolidates your existing skills and knowledge, but it builds on them. Making for a smooth and supported transition into the University environment. You’ll learn to evaluate and analyse data, prepare reports and presentations as well as the use of appropriate software packages. During the course, you will study modules in key health science topics and develop the professional skills required to succeed in your chosen progression subject area.

Throughout your time with us, you will receive support and tutelage from expert and have access to a wide range of modern facilities. Upon graduation, providing suitable grades are achieved as per our progression criteria, progression onto your chosen undergraduate degree programme is guaranteed.

This course is suitable for progression onto the following courses:

BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Audiology)
BSc/MOptom (Hons) Optometry
BSc (Hons) Psychology
BSc (Hons) Psychology & Business
BSc (Hons) Psychology & Marketing
BSc (Hons) Psychology & Sociology

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 H192
Institution code A80
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
A level BBB - CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2019 entry. 2020 tuition fees are subject to approval and will be published on this website at the earliest opportunity

Provider information

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Aston University, Birmingham
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

Course contact details

Undergraduate Admissions

0121 204 3000