Extended International Foundation Year in Life Sciences*

University of Surrey International Study Centre

Program Description

Extended International Foundation Year in Life Sciences*

University of Surrey International Study Centre

The Life Sciences Extended International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in biology and chemistry-related subjects at the University of Surrey. *Subject to approval

Core unit

Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.

Subject-specific units

To complete your Extended International Foundation Year programme you will also study the following units: Biology 1 & 2 These units will encourage students to develop their interest in biology through study of the molecules of life, cellular processes, energy systems, genetics and systems of life in plants and animals. Chemistry 1 & 2 You will study formulae, equations and moles, atomic structure, chemical bonding, redox reactions and thermodynamics. These units will also cover chemical equilibria, acid-base equilibria, reaction kinetics and topics in organic chemistry. Core Maths & Statistics† In these units you will learn to recall arithmetic concepts, develop your knowledge of algebra and calculus and deepen your understanding of the role of mathematics in the world. You will study the use of graphs in solving equations, derivatives and integrals and concepts of statistical mathematics. †Subject to final confirmation

Progression Routes

Please note: There are limited places on offer for the BSc (Hons) Nutrition & Dietetics degree. There are are additional entry requirements for BVMSci Veterinary Medicine and Science. Please visit the University of Surrey website for more information.

Age on entry

You must be 18 on progression to your undergraduate degree at the University

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 8, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2019
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1 year
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United Kingdom - Guildford, England
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