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Biological Sciences (Foundation degree delivered at Belfast Metropolitan College, Titanic Quarter campus) FdSc

Queen's University Belfast

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This programme aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of scientific methods of enquiry and theoretical principles of biological sciences, including, where appropriate, the application of those principles in an employment context.Students studying the FdSci in Biological Sciences will develop understanding of:1. the relevance of biological sciences in the current economic environment2. the hierarchical nature of biological sciences ranging from molecular level to whole organism and species interactions3. the need for competence and dexterity in contemporary biological practical techniques and cognate disciplines4. a professional approach to work, study and lifelong learning

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 11,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : CC

A-level Biology or Double Award Science required.A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 100 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 65%

    28th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    84th

    10

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