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Practical Life Sciences FdSc

University of Suffolk

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UCAS CODE: C100

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Lowestoft)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The FdSc Practical Life Sciences contains a balance of the knowledge requirements, along with the practical skill development, for students to progress to work in the biological science industry at laboratory assistant/associate level (or equivalent).The course provides a starting subject base in the area of biological sciences for students wanting to progress to a full Honours degree in a biological science subject. The course is ideal for students wanting to progress into a science industry career and also those already employed in a biological scientist role wanting further training and development.Biological scientists can be employed in a variety of technical roles, such as veterinary and biomedical diagnostics, nutrition, laboratory analysis, research and development, or environmental impact analysis.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,996per year

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University information

University of Suffolk

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 100 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    116 52%

    68th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    22nd

    20

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