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BSc/MSc Science with an Integrated Foundation Year / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Bachelor/Master of Science (Honours)
Duration
1 (as part of 4/5 yr integrated degree programme)
Typical A-level offer
Students are accepted from a range of academic backgrounds. Each application is considered on its individual merits.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Students are accepted from a range of academic backgrounds. Each application is considered on its individual merits.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
F008
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

Science with a Integrated Foundation Year is a one year programme designed to improve your mathematical and scientific understanding and skills to a level where you will be able to start a science degree in the Faculty of Science and Engineering in one of the following subject areas:

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Science/Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Physics & Astronomy

On the Foundation Year you will study mathematics, physics and (where appropriate) chemistry. In addition, you will take modules in Academic Skills and ICT (Information and Communications Technology). You will also complete a group project, related to your intended degree programme and supervised by an academic from your future School.

What are the special features of this programme? On the Integrated Foundation Year, you are an undergraduate at The University of Manchester. The course is taught at The University, by academics from The University. Provided you achieve the specific progression criteria for your chosen degree, completion of the Integrated Foundation Year guarantees you a place on first year of your chosen degree.

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Manchester Bursary is available to any student who is registered on an eligible first undergraduate degree course at Manchester and who has had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance.

Details of country-specific funding available to international students can be found within our international country profiles.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 4742
Email
Website
http://www.foundationstudies.se.manchester.ac.uk
School/Faculty overview
 

Courses in related subject areas

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The University of Manchester is regulated by the Office for Students (OfS). The OfS aims to help students succeed in Higher Education by ensuring they receive excellent information and guidance, get high quality education that prepares them for the future and by protecting their interests. More information can be found at the OfS 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.