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Natural Sciences (Biology) (including foundation year) BSc (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?** Our Natural Sciences (Biology) (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) will provide you with a thorough introduction to the study of science, giving you the skills you’ll need to study natural sciences, and particularly biology, at undergraduate level.The degree is ideal if you can’t meet the entry requirements for a standard undergraduate degree or if you’re looking to build your confidence in scientific theory and techniques before going on to more in-depth study of biology and natural sciences later in your degree.**More about this course**The foundation year on our four-year Natural Sciences (Biology) (including foundation year) will introduce you to key concepts in biology and provide you with the basic mathematical knowledge, scientific understanding and laboratory techniques that you’ll need to succeed when studying a science-based subject at undergraduate level. As well as being designed to develop vital scientific skills, the foundation year will also allow you to progress into your subsequent years of study with confidence, as you’ll also be introduced to ways of improving your time management, writing and study skills.Following your foundation year, you will focus more heavily on natural sciences and biology, studying the same course content and having the same choice of modules as those who study our Natural Sciences (Biology) BSc (Hons) degree.Taught in our state-of-the-art superlab – one of Europe’s largest and most advanced teaching labs – you will have access to an array of cutting-edge scientific equipment and have the opportunity to collaborate with other students in this impressive facility. This course shares its foundation year with a number of our other foundation year degrees, allowing you to share ideas across a wide range of scientific disciplines.If, following your foundation year, you decide that you’d like to specialise in a different science-related subject, there is some flexibility to allow you to do this.On graduation, you will be awarded a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 32

University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 103 4

    53rd out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    108 47%

    83rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    45th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    83rd

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    105 60%

    72nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    71st

    57

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