A Foundation Year is a program that introduces students to college courses. Students learn about a variety of subjects such as technology, humanities, science, business, arts, and engineering. Once the year is completed, individuals are prepared to enter a full degree program.
When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biology, or animal science in order to help with real-world problems.
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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. [+]
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.... [-]
A quality assured course offering direct entry to the first year of your bachelor's degree at a leading university. [+]
A quality assured course offering direct entry to the first year of your bachelor's degree at a leading university.Why apply for the International Foundation programme? guaranteed university placement for all successful students a campus based programme with access to university facilities multiple start dates
There are two course options available:International Foundation (3 terms) – this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) – this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support Where will it take me?
Our progression guarantee:
We guarantee to find you a place to study on an appropriate degree and university if you successfully complete your International Foundation programme, follow professional advice offered by INTO staff and meet minimum attendance requirements.... [-]
The International Foundation course will prepare you for direct entry to an undergraduate biosciences degree at The University of Manchester. [+]
You'll enjoy use of The University of Manchester science labs as part of your learning.
The University was ranked fourth in the UK for 'research power' in biological sciences by the latest Research Excellence Framework.Why apply for the International Foundation programme? A guaranteed conditional route to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at The University of Manchester (subject to passing an interview and meeting the conditions of the offer set). A quality-assured, NCUK accredited programme recognized by The University of Manchester. Access to a range of university facilities, including world-class library, sport and social facilities.
Course options available
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The Life Sciences International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in biology and chemistry-related subjects at the University of Surrey. [+]
The Life Sciences International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in biology and chemistry-related subjects at the University of Surrey.What will I study?
During the International Foundation Year you will study a core unit and elective units which are carefully designed to focus on the academic areas most relevant to your chosen degree.International Foundation Year essentials 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.... [-]
Foundation studies is a bridging course that helps international students enter the 1st year of an Undergraduate Degree in Health Sciences and Bioscience at La Trobe University. [+]
Foundation studies is a bridging course that helps international students enter the 1st year of an Undergraduate Degree in Health Sciences and Bioscience at La Trobe University.Subjects
Students will complete 4 subjects in the first trimester and 4 subjects in the second trimester. Students will also undertake independent learning throughout the course to develop learning and research skills in preparation for university.
Academic Communication 1 and 2 are compulsory subjects.
Other subjects are compulsory dependent on chosen bachelor degree.
Trimester 1Academic Communication 1 Biology 1 or Advanced Maths 1 Chemistry 1 Physics 1 Essential Maths 1 ... [-]