What will I learn?

Are you passionate about science, but lacking the appropriate qualifications to move straight onto a science degree? This course can help you decide upon and access your chosen degree pathway.The course is designed to provide fundamental scientific knowledge and skills, to give you experience in a range of science fields before you choose your ultimate degree destination. These areas include Biology, Chemistry, Food Science and Forensic Science, establishing your laboratory skills, basic numeracy skills, data handling, ICT and study skills. Many of our students report that, having completed this foundation course, they feel more confident and much better prepared to begin their chosen degree.This foundation year will allow you to hit the ground running in your chosen career path . With successful completion you can automatically progress on to one of our 10 full-time, accredited science degrees:(list updated April 2016)BSc (Hons) BiologyBSc (Hons) Biology (Biotechnology)BSc (Hons) Biology (Human Neurobiology)BSc (Hons) Biomedical ScienceBSc ChemistryBSc Criminology and Forensic ScienceBSc (Hons) Food Science and NutitionBSc (Hons) Food Science and Nutrition (Human Nutrition)BSc (Hons) Forensic ScienceBSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

Which department am I in?

Applied Sciences

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,500.00 (16,73,428) per year
Placement Year: £1,850.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sutherland Building,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 8ST, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,500.00 (16,73,428) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sutherland Building,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 8ST, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Two years of Bachelors Degree completed (for entry to second year) GPA of 2.8 and at least 60 credits completed – 20 credits would need to be relevant to the subject. All Undergraduate Programmes IELTS 6.0 minimum component 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Northumbria University

Northumbria University offers students a vibrant city experience and outstanding education in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

  • Globally renowned education with top employability rates
  • Research-led institution solving real-world challenges
  • Generous scholarship opportunities for international students
  • Modern campus with city centre location