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Ecology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Canterbury Christ Church University

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UCAS CODE: C181

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

A number of our degrees are also offered with an additional foundation year (Year 0). Whether you are a school-leaver or someone considering returning to study but don’t have the entry requirements for your chosen subject, a foundation year course may be just what you’re looking for.A foundation year is the first year of a four year programme which:•provides an introduction not only to study at University but also to your chosen subject•offers you a highly supportive environment where you can develop the self-confidence, knowledge, skills and understanding for further study.Kent, the “Garden of England” is rich with plant and animal diversity. Our Ecology course gives you the opportunity to gain practical experience in these surroundings including the study of organisms and their interactions with our environment. The foundation year is designed to cement your confidence in the core sciences of biology, chemistry and physics as well as study skills and introductory level maths. These skills will be needed to help you progress through the rest of your degree studies. We aim to help you develop your own research throughout your studies and network with potential employers. Close links to environmental organisations including Natural England, the Environment Agency and Kent Wildlife Trust, give you the chance to work with employers in the field.You will also have the chance to gain further skills as part of our ‘Added Value’ programme and collaborate with biotech companies through the Life Sciences Industry Liaison Lab and advisory companies such as FAST Brogdale.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 9,910per year

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For entry onto the 4 year full-time programme (7 year part-time/level 0 full-time only) candidates should hold a GCSE in English language grade C or above, or be able to demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with a score of 6.0 in writing and a minimum score of 5.5 in all other sections.

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University information

Canterbury Christ Church University

  • University League Table

    125th

  • Campus address

    Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    95 42%

    98th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    84th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    98th

    31

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