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Human Biology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

UK

3

What will I learn?

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Develop an advanced understanding of human anatomy, physiology, cell biology, reproduction, genetics and biochemistry.- Develop your confidence and ability to work at the cutting edge of human biology.- Apply your knowledge to real-world experience with year-long or summer placement opportunities available.- Transfer onto an MSci route for a specialist year of research intensive study working alongside our internationally recognised researchersYou will learn how genomics, biotechnology, stem cells and lifestyle interventions impact on the human body. The knowledge you will gain will provide an understanding of the latest advances in this field. If you don't meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) courses, or you’d like extra preparation before starting degree-level study, we recommend you join the foundation year. You will build your confidence in biology, chemistry and maths, and apply your theoretical knowledge in practical laboratory sessions. You will also familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam’s staff and facilities — ensuring that you are fully prepared to begin at degree level study.**How you learn:**In modules such as human physiology and anatomy, control physiology, reproduction and development and neuroscience, you will gain an understanding of how the whole human body functions. This will be supplemented by an understanding at the cellular and molecular level in modules such as advanced cell biology and molecular biology and biochemistry.With a strong focus on employability throughout you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills desired by graduate science-sector employers or post graduate education providers.The foundation course content is delivered and assessed in a variety of innovative and exciting ways, helping you to gain skills required for success on your chosen degree route. You will study 6 modules designed to prepare you for future success while studying one of our bioscience or chemistry degrees. Attending and participating in the laboratory activities is central to your course, as it is where you develop not only practical skills, but also learn to keep effective records and analyse data, as well as working both independently and with others.You learn through:- lectures and tutorials- practical laboratory work- small group academic tutorials- case studies- project work**Applied learning - Work placements**Between your second and third year you will have the opportunity to apply for a placement where you can apply what you have learnt at university to a working situation. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain the experience and professional skills that could give you an advantage at the start of your career.We offer you the opportunity to apply for placements in a wide range of institutions – including pharmaceutical industries, medical research laboratories, the NHS, schools and colleges. Or if you are unable to commit to a year, it is also possible to work for a shorter period of time on a summer placement (which can still contribute towards your degree). If you are undertaking your work placement in another European country, there may be a possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme. Completion of a year-long work placement will allow you to achieve an Advanced Professional Diploma alongside your degree.You will develop problem solving and practical skills by undertaking mini projects in the first and second year of your course. During your final year you will combine the skills and knowled

Which department am I in?

College of Health Wellbeing and Life Sciences

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,860.00 (US$ 19,132) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,860.00 (US$ 19,132) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

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

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