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University Centre West Anglia

Bioscience

UCAS Code: C701

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

4 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent level 3 qualification, e.g. Extended Diploma (MPP) or successful completion of Access to Science and Nursing course. Students without the above are considered depending on relevant experience and aptitude. All applicants must have GCSE English and maths at grade C (4 points) or above and science at grade C or above (or equivalent).

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

**Our FdSc in Biocience course is for people looking to work in the science industry or wanting to progress to a teaching or lecturing career. Similar to all higher level courses at UcWA, the Foundation degree is module based.**

It aims to support students to acquire and demonstrate core knowledge and understanding of the scientific disciplines of bioscience and to acquire and apply skills such as analysis, synthesis, evaluation and application in the context of bioscience.

You will learn through practical examples, demonstrations and active practice in workshop situations, classes, laboratory experimentation, work placements and fieldwork. Work placement experiences can either be with a student's existing employer or with an organisation participating in the programme.

Other skills such as English, maths and IT are developed throughout the course, for example the Biomeasurement module develops maths and IT skills.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,745
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,745
per year
Scotland
£8,745
per year
Wales
£8,745
per year

The Uni


Course location:

King's Lynn campus

Department:

Science and Computing

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