With state-of-the-art Learning Resource Centres, impressive pharmaceutical laboratories and specialist facilities (including a Clinical Simulation Centre, a Dance Psychology Lab), our £15 million Sports Village, the University of Hertfordshire is an outstanding place to study, live and work. Our £50 million new science building brings all our state-of-the-art facilities, including labs and research technology, together under one roof.

We have strong links with industry and educational institutions across the globe, providing you with excellent opportunities to travel and gain valuable work experience with some of the biggest players in the industry. Our close links with these employers mean that our courses provide you with the most up to date knowledge and skills that employers look for in graduates.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree
Life & Medical Sciences

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry

BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

BSc (Hons) Environmental Management and Ecology

BSc (Hons) Environmental Management with Agriculture

BSc (Hons) Geography

BSc (Hons) Human Geography

BSc (Hons) Human Geography with Environmental Studies

BSc (Hons) Molecular Biology

BSc (Hons) Nutrition

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science

BSc (Hons) Pharmacology

BSc (Hons) Physical Geography

BSc (Hons) Psychology

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

BSc (Hons) Sports Studies


Fee Type Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies


Two semesters: £12,500





Stage 1: University Foundation


Semester One

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Principles of Computing
  • Chemistry A
  • Mathematics 1

Semester Two

  • Biology A
  • Biology B
  • Chemistry B
  • Mathematics 2

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules except ILSC which is 50% with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Life and Medical Sciences


HIC provides subject specialist skill progression classes during an integrated first-year degree.

Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study a collection of modules, totalling 120 credits.

Progression rule to Stage 3

Minimum 40% pass mark all modules with a minimum 85% attendance required.

Employment & career options

Previous graduates have gone to work in a variety of roles such as Agronomist, Anatomist, Animal Scientist, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineering. Some employers of our life science graduates have been Johnson Matthey, BUPA, NHS, Ministry Of Defence, RAF.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated March 28, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
3 years
12,500 GBP
International Stage 1 Fee - Stage 2 Fee: £13,500 | EU: £9,250
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