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Biopharmaceutical Science with Integrated Foundation Year

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

Normally a minimum of three Level 2 qualifications (NVQ, GCSE or equivalent ), including Maths and English at grade C or above. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above. Equivalent alternative qualifications are also accepted, such as Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have not achieved a grade C in Maths and English we may be able to work with you to ensure that you are able to gain these in the first year of the course, depending on your experience.

UCAS Tariff

40

A minimum of 40 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A or AS Levels, BTEC certificates/diplomas, access courses or equivalent)

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Applied science

This is a four-year version of our popular BSc (Hons) Biopharmaceutical Science course, with an integrated foundation year. Immerse yourself in the challenging field of drug discovery and development. Study the development of new drugs, the discovery of diagnostic markers of disease and the assurance of safety, quality and efficacy of manufactured drugs.

Following successful completion of this foundation year (70%) and subject to the discretion of the Pharmacy admissions tutor you may be able to apply to transfer to our **MPharm Pharmacy** course. Any offer is dependent on availability of places and is subject to interview.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£13,000
per year
International
£13,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City Campus

Department:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

52%
UK students
48%
International students
13%
Male students
87%
Female students
65%
2:1 or above
0%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
D
D

After graduation


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