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What will I learn?

**Why study this course?**Our Biological Science (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree is designed to give you the opportunity to enter higher education if you can’t meet the requirements or don’t hold traditional qualifications required to enter a three-year undergraduate degree.This four-year course has a built-in foundation year (Year 0) to help you improve your study skills and provide you with the fundamental scientific knowledge you’ll need to enter an undergraduate degree in human sciences. You’ll graduate with the same degree title and award as students on the traditional three-year route.**More about this course**Our Biological Science (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree will equip you with intricate skills necessary to interpret and analyse biological data.Throughout your four-year degree you’ll receive exceptional support from experienced staff including your lecturers, mentors and careers services. Most of your teaching will take place in our £30 million Science Centre, where you’ll have access to workstations and tools that mimic a real scientific environment.Your foundation year will be shared with students from other disciplines, which will provide the perfect opportunity to learn more about other areas of human sciences and allow you to consider different perspectives. The focus of this year will be on developing your study skills in the context of biochemistry, biology, chemistry and generic scientific studies.During your subsequent three years of study you’ll be joined by students from the Biological Studies BSc (Hons) course, and you’ll study the same content with the same choice of modules. If you find that you’d like to change the specialism of your study, there will be flexibility to allow you to do this.

Which department am I in?

School of Human Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,200.00 (US$ 15,982) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

Expected February 2023

Venue

Holloway

166-220 Holloway Road,

Islington,

N7 8DB, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,576.00 (US$ 18,859) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

February 2023

Venue

Holloway

166-220 Holloway Road,

Islington,

N7 8DB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a High School Diploma with B in relevant subjects and a Cumulative Grade Point Average of B (3.0) and one of the qualifications below: SAT 1 with 600+ in the maths, critical reading and writing. Sat scores range from 200-800; ACT (American College Test) instead of SAT 1 with composite score value of 25; Advanced Placement Tests 3 passes with grade 3 and above (4 or 5) in relevant subjects; GED (General Education Development Programme) with minimum score of 410 in each of five tests (max score 800, min pass grade 200). Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate extended degree programme. Academic IELTS Overall score required: 6.0. Component scores required: Listening: 5.5; Reading: 5.5; Writing: 5.5; Speaking: 5.5.

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

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About London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University offers a range of flexible courses and helps students reach their full academic potential.

  • Two campus sites in the vibrant city of London
  • Diverse student body representing 142 nationalities
  • 96.7% of students in work or further study within six months
  • Helps students find work placements

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