Foundation Year in Life Sciences

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A foundation year prepares students to enter their desired field of study. It lasts one year and is an introduction into a full-degree program. Different courses are required, and after the year-long foundation is laid, students are able to get into the degree program of their choice.

In regards to the study of biological & life sciences, students may focus on one aspect of natural science or study how they work together, such as the environment and human health or biology and geology.

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University of Ulster Degree in Science in Applied and Medical Sciences

South Eastern Regional College
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Bangor + 1 more

The Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Sciences aims to ensure that the evolving needs of the science sector are met, including laboratory based training, theoretical knowledge and e-learning. [+]

Best Course Studies in Life Sciences 2017. The Foundation Degree prepares you for employment in the science industry and provides you with the opportunity to gain entry to relevant Degree programmes. The Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Sciences aims to ensure that the evolving needs of the science sector are met, including laboratory based training, theoretical knowledge and e-learning. Weekly contact hours are scheduled for a minimum of 15 hours per week. Student workload usually includes 4 to 5 assessments (a combination of coursework and/or examination) per module. The Foundation Degree also provides students with an opportunity to undertake a structured placement within the science industry during the final year of the programme. The teaching team are highly qualified in a range of scientific disciplines and have industrial or university research experience. MANDATORY MODULES The 14 Mandatory modules include: Year 1 Introduction to Biology and Disease Fundamentals of Chemistry Communications and IT Maths and Statistics for Bioscience Introduction to Laboratory Practice Human Physiology and Anatomy Chemistry Introduction to Evidence Based Professional Practice Year 2 Cell Biology Biochemistry and Human Nutrition Work Based Learning I & II Professional Practice in the Laboratory Laboratory Skills and Safety This course may grant you privileges as an Associate student of the Ulster University and you may have access to a number of University services and facilities, including membership to the Ulster University library and sports centre. To find out more visit UU Associate Student. Entry Requirements Candidates must meet the following criteria: Four... [-]

Engineering & Technology - International Foundation Year

DIFC Ireland
Campus Full time 7 - 9 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin Cork United Kingdom London + 3 more

Prepare for entry to Engineering & Technology courses in our Partner Universities in Ireland and the UK [+]

Prepare for entry to Engineering & Technology courses in our Partner Universities in Ireland, the UK, USA and Australia. Our partner universities recognise that the NCUK IFY course meets their entry requirements for international students. Our partner universities recognise that the NCUK IFY course meets their entry requirements for international students. Therefore, 100% of students who successfully pass our Foundation Year programme will achieve a place in a relevant degree with one of our partner universities. What subjects will I study? English for Academic Purposes ESAP for Science and Engineering Studies Mathematics for Engineering Science – two subjects: Chemistry and Physics at 4 hours/week each ICT class Pastoral care/progression counselling Entry requirements : Successfully completed high school examinations. Have a minimum English level of 5.0 IELTS. Where can you go after completing the IFY Engineering & Technology Programme at DIFC? Our partner universities recognise that the NCUK IFY course meets their entry requirements for international students. NCUK guarantees students who successfully complete the foundation programme a place on a degree course in their chosen subject of study. Search over 4,000 University courses in our Entry Directory to discover your University progression options. [-]

Sciences - International Foundation Year

DIFC Ireland
Campus Full time 7 - 9 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin Cork United Kingdom London + 3 more

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to complete a wide range of science degree programmes throughout Ireland, the UK, USA and Australia. [+]

Best Course Studies in Life Sciences 2017. The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to complete a wide range of science degree programmes throughout Ireland, the UK, USA and Australia. Our partner universities recognise that the NCUK IFY course meets their entry requirements for international students. Therefore, 100% of students who successfully pass our Foundation Year programme will achieve a place in a relevant degree with one of our partner universities. What subjects will I study? English for Academic Purposes (Core) ESAP for Science/Health Studies Mathematics for Science Science – two subjects: Chemistry and Biology at 4 hours/week each ICT class Pastoral care/progression counselling Entry requirements : You must have completed high school (year 11 or 12) and have an English level equivalent to 5.0 IELTS Where can you go after completing the IFY Science Programme at DIFC? Our partner universities recognise that the NCUK IFY course meets their entry requirements for international students. Therefore, 100% of students who successfully pass our Foundation Year programme will achieve a place in a relevant degree with one of our partner universities. Search over 4,000 University courses in our Entry Directory to discover your University progression options with our NCUK program [-]