What will I learn?

This course Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Bioscience-related subjects at The University of Manchester.

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:

  • Anatomical Science-BSc (Hons)
  • Biochemistry-BSc (Hons)
  • Biology-BSc (Hons)
  • Biomedical Sciences-BSc (Hons)
  • Biotechnology-BSc (Hons)
  • Cell Biology-BSc (Hons)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology-BSc (Hons)
  • Developmental Biology-BSc (Hons)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences-BSc (Hons)
  • Genetics-BSc (Hons)
  • Immunology-BSc (Hons)
  • Life Sciences-BSc (Hons)
  • Medical Biochemistry-BSc (Hons)
  • Medical Physiology-BSc (Hons)
  • Medical Physiology-BSc (Hons)
  • Microbiology-BSc (Hons)
  • Molecular Biology-BSc (Hons)
  • Neuroscience-BSc (Hons)
  • Pharmacology and Physiology-BSc (Hons)
  • Pharmacology-BSc (Hons)

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Core Modules:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills
  • Information Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mathematics

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme.

Study options

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
Tuition fee for 9 months: 18635; Enrolment fee – £150.00 (compulsory); Textbooks (3 term) – £270.00 (compulsory); Lab fee – £400.00 (compulsory).

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

Start date

Expected September 2021


Into Manchester

Bridgewater House,

58-60 Whitworth Street,


Greater Manchester,

M1 6LT, United Kingdom

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. Age requirements: 16 years and above ; All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all subskills) or equivalent Entry requirements additional information: If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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


About this uni

Partnered with The University of Manchester, INTO Manchester provides preparation for international students aiming to study a university degree.

  • Located in vibrant North West England
  • Offers university pathways and English language courses
  • Part of prestigious Russell Group institutions
  • Located in one of the world’s most exciting cities