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Science (Year 0)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Applicants must not have qualifications that would normally permit entry to a science degree.

Please contact the School for further information.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

M2,M2,M2

Applicants must not have qualifications that would normally permit entry to a science degree

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

Applicants must not have qualifications that would normally permit entry to a science degree.

Please contact the School for further information.

Please contact the School for further information.

Please contact the School for further information.

Please contact the School for further information.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B

Advanced Higher grades BB plus Higher grades BBBBB. Applicants must not have qualifications that would normally permit entry to a science degree.

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,B,B

This qualification is only acceptable when combined with Advanced Higher grades BB. Applicants must not have qualifications that would normally permit entry to a science degree.

Can be accepted when combined with appropriate A Level subjects - please contact School for further information.

UCAS Tariff

96-135

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

General science

If you don't meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate science degree, this course could help you progress.

Our one-year foundation programme will prepare you to succeed on your chosen degree course. The accelerated course will teach you the key skills and knowledge related to the scientific field you want to progress in.

You'll also benefit from the 'university experience' from day one, helping to prepare you for further study at university.

Successful completion guarantees progression on to your chosen degree at the University of Nottingham. You must meet the threshold for your chosen undergraduate course however, and a small number of our science degree courses also require you to pass an interview.

This course is for EU and international students only. Students from the UK should apply for either Science with Foundation Year CFG0 (BSc) or CGF0 (MSci).

Modules

Science with Foundation Year consists of modules in biological sciences, chemistry, maths, and studying science at university level.

Biology and chemistry are the two main components of foundation science and each run throughout the year.

If you do not meet the IELTs criteria, you will take an English Language module alongside the core modules.

For the most up-to-date module information and full details, please visit the course page on our website.

Tuition fees

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International
£15,780
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Park Campus

Department:

Learning Science Research Institute

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

98%
UK students
2%
International students
32%
Male students
68%
Female students

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
C

After graduation


Sorry, no information to show

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