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Human Biology with a Foundation Year (Elite Athlete Pathway) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Human Biology with a Foundation Year is only available to students performing at a very high standard in a chosen sport, who wish to study at Loughborough, but do not have the required qualifications due to sporting commitments.This course is designed for students who wish to combine their sports training with academic study.Completing a foundation year will enable you to progress onto the first year of the Human Biology degree course, provided the relevant progression criteria are metOur foundation course is taught in-house by University staff. As a student on the course you will be a full member of the University, with the same access to the Students’ Union, clubs, societies, sports facilities and support departments.You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. During the year you will undertake core modules in Sport Science and Biology and options from other areas including Maths, Geography, Chemistry, Sociology & Psychology.Completing a foundation year can be a real attribute to your overall degree success. It not only opens doors to courses that may have previously looked closed, but also provides a sound base on which to establish a successful academic career. Many who have completed the foundation year have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.The Foundation Studies course also offers the opportunity for students performing at a very high standard in their chosen sport, who wish to study at Loughborough, but do not have the required qualifications due to sporting commitments. It is ideal for students who wish to combine their sports training with academic study. If you think your sport profile qualifies you to be considered for the elite athletes programme, please contact performancesport@lboro.ac.uk before applying.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,750per year

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    144 63%

    38th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    6th

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