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BSc Biosciences with a Foundation Year at The University of Manchester
Biosciences with a Foundation Year
Our foundation year will pave the way for entry to one of our biosciences degree courses for students who do not have the right qualifications.

Biosciences with a Foundation Year / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Foundation Course
Duration
1 (as part of 4/5 yr integrated degree programme)
Typical A-level offer
Students are accepted from a wide range of backgrounds. Each application is considered individually.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Students are accepted from a wide range of educational backgrounds and each application will be considered individually. Please contact us for advice before submitting an application.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Prepare to study for a biological or biomedical sciences undergraduate degree if you do not have the right qualifications for direct entry to the full degree course.
  • Take your foundation year at Xaverian College, which is located close to the University, alongside sessions on our campus.
  • Become a full student member of the University with a guaranteed place in a hall of residence.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

We also operate campus tours where a student ambassador will tell you all about life at the University. You may also meet with admissions staff, subject to staff availability. These tours run on most days and are open to anybody thinking of applying for any of our courses in the biological and biomedical sciences.

To book, please contact the Admissions Office on tel +44 (0)161 275 5032 or email  ug.biosciences@manchester.ac.uk

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Additional expenses

You can go on an optional  field course  in the UK or abroad. This is subsidised by the University but you still need to contribute to the cost of the field course if you choose to go. Costs vary depending on the destination. A deposit is required at the start of the academic year, with the balance to be paid later. You will receive more information when you start at Manchester.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5032
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 5456
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Courses in related subject areas

Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.

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The University of Manchester is regulated by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). HEFCE ensures we are accountable for the public funding we receive and oversees the quality of our education provision. To find out more about the regulator's role, visit the HEFCE website.

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Manchester, including our Degree Regulations and Complaints Procedure, on our regulations website.