What will I learn?

This course prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees in subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Psychology and Zoology at Newcastle University.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.

This course leads to the following degrees:

  • Agriculture with Agronomy-BSc (Hons)
  • Agriculture with Animal Production Science-BSc (Hons)
  • Agriculture with Farm Business Management-BSc (Hons)
  • Animal Science-BSc (Hons)
  • Applied Plant Science-BSc (Hons)
  • Biochemistry (Integrated Masters)-MSci
  • Biochemistry-BSc (Hons)
  • Biology (Cellular and Molecular Biology)-BSc (Hons)
  • Biology (Ecology and Conservation)-BSc (Hons)
  • Biology-BSc (Hons)
  • Biomedical Genetics (Integrated Masters)-MSci
  • Biomedical Genetics-BSc (Hons)
  • Biomedical Sciences (Integrated Masters)-MSci
  • Biomedical Sciences-BSc (Hons)
  • Environmental Science-BSc (Hons)
  • Food and Human Nutrition-BSc (Hons)
  • Marine Biology-BSc (Hons)
  • Marine Zoology-BSc (Hons)
  • Medical Science (Deferred Choice)-BSc (Hons)
  • Nutrition with Food Marketing-BSc (Hons)
  • Pharmacology-BSc (Hons)
  • Pharmacy-Mpharm (Hons)
  • Physiological Sciences-BSc (Hons)
  • Psychology and Biology-BSc (Hons)
  • Psychology and Nutrition-BSc (Hons)
  • Psychology and Sport & Exercise Science-BSc (Hons)
  • Psychology-BSc (Hons)
  • Sport and Exercise Science-BSc (Hons)
  • Zoology-BSc (Hons)

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Core Modules:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics
  • Study Skills and ICT
  • English for Academic Purposes

How will I be assessed?

Entry to degrees at Newcastle University is highly competitive, so you must maintain high standards throughout your pathway programme.

Your grades during the International Foundation don't count towards your final degree, but your performance will determine if you meet the progression requirements needed.

Throughout your programme you'll be given feedback from teachers to keep you on track. You'll also be assessed through exams and coursework including:

  • Reports
  • Written essays
  • Field notebooks
  • Practical exercises
  • Group and individual research projects
  • Bibliographical searches
  • Oral and video presentations
  • Problem-solving.

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£24,995.00 (US$ 31,201) per year
Additional fee apply such as: Enrolment fee – £150.00 (compulsory); Textbooks (4 term) – £290.00 (compulsory); Lab fee – £400.00 (compulsory).

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

Start date

21 September 2020, 24 June 2021

Venue

INTO Newcastle University

Old Library Building Level 4,

Newcastle University,

Newcastle Upon Tyne,

Tyne and Wear,

NE1 7RU, England

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
£20.795 fee for 9 months.Additional fee apply such as: Enrolment fee – £150.00 (compulsory); Textbooks (3 term) – £230.00 (compulsory); Lab fee – £400.00 (compulsory).

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

Start date

21 September 2020, 4 January 2021

Venue

INTO Newcastle University

Old Library Building Level 4,

Newcastle University,

Newcastle Upon Tyne,

Tyne and Wear,

NE1 7RU, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. Age requirements: 16 years and above. All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 1st September of that calendar year. English language requirements: for 3 term IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any subskill) or equivalent. Some exclusions exist. English language requirements: for 4 term IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. Some exclusions exist.

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About this uni

International students can find a variety of pathway programmes at INTO Newcastle University that will help them progress to university studies.

  • City-centre campus in vibrant Newcastle
  • One of the world’s top 150 institutions
  • A strong reputation with employers
  • Scholarships available to help with tuition fees