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Biology with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: C104

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Our foundation year is an excellent route into science for those either from a non-scientific background or seeking to develop their career in a new direction; it is also ideal if you're returning to education or do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry to an Honours degree.**This course will provide you with a strong foundation in biological science through a range of core modules, allowing you to progress onto a BSc (Hons) degree course in a related discipline, within the School of Science, Engineering and Environment. The full BSc course will develop your appreciation of the diversity of living organisms and your understanding of biological principles. You will benefit from plenty of hands-on experience in the labs as well as fieldwork opportunities. Practical training in our state of the art Bodmer Laboratories will equip you with many of the subject-specific, personal and practical skills that you will need for your future career.We encourage all of our students to take up an additional industrial placement year, which we will help to arrange, between years 2 and 3 of the full-time course, making a four-year course overall. Recent biology placement students have been based at APEM Ltd, Manchester Royal Infirmary and the lung physiology units at Aintree and Wythenshawe Hospitals. Some students have gone to do overseas placements in environmental areas. In our experience, final degree results and employability are enhanced for students who undertake a placement year.Please note that an overall average mark of 60% is required to transfer onto BSc (Hons) Biology.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    83rd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 100 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    123 55%

    46th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    89th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    20th

    19

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