Human Biosciences - Foundation Degree (Lancaster University)

B&FC

Qualification Obtained: Foundation Degree in Human Biosciences

Course Overview

This course reflects the UK’s burgeoning life science industry and the growing demand for highly skilled scientific personnel. The programme develops knowledge and critical understanding of the well-established principles in this field while linking with employers to ensure that skills remain current and relevant to industry. Upon successful completion, graduating students will be able to embark on scientific careers in local and central government, the food and pharmaceutical industries or in the laboratory sciences. Graduates might also move onto postgraduate research or opt to join the Scientist Training Programme through the NHS and study for an MSc in a chosen discipline.

Course Entry Requirements

For the Foundation Degree, you should have a minimum of 160 UCAS points (excluding Functional Skills) in an appropriate discipline such as A Levels (which must include Biology), BTEC/QCF Extended Diploma in Applied Science, 90 Credit Diploma in Applied Science or Access to HE (to include either Human Physiology or Biology). You will also require GCSEs in Maths and English Language at Grade C or above. We welcome applications from those with work experience in lieu of the minimum entry requirements.

2017 Entry Requirements

A new UCAS Tariff will be used for courses starting from September 2017, the new entry requirements are as follows;

A minimum of 64 UCAS points (previously 160) excluding functional skills in an appropriate discipline such as A Levels (which must include Biology), BTEC /QCF Extended /  Diploma in Applied Science, 90 Credit Diploma in Applied Science or Access to HE (to include either Human Physiology or Biology) and GCSEs in English Language and Maths at grade C or above. Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.

Study Options

Course Code: ES1HE01
UCAS Code: 2G18
Start Date: 12/09/2016
End Date: 08/06/2018

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: University Centre

Course Code: ES1HE01
UCAS Code: 2G18
Start Date: 12/09/2017
End Date: 08/06/2019

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: University Centre

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Course enquiries: 01253 504 343
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