Life Sciences (with a foundation year) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Life Sciences (with a foundation year) BSc (Hons)

**About the course**

If you want to learn from scientists tackling some of the world’s most important challenges – such as conservation, cancer and dementia – this Foundation Year is perfect for you.

The flexibility of the Foundation Year allows you to progress onto a range of our exciting degrees in the School of Life Sciences. To prepare you for whichever course you pick, you learn both practical and academic skills in biology, chemistry and mathematics, giving you the perfect grounding for your studies.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

23/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

C701

Institution Code

S90

Points of Entry

Foundation

Entry Requirements

A level

C,C,C

A-levels should normally include at least one science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Marine Science, Maths/PureMaths/Further Maths, Physics, Psychology, Statistics or Life & Health Sciences (Double Award only). You will also normally need to pass the separate science practical assessment in at least one of the science subjects. You will normally need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics and two Science subjects with grade 5 in each (or grade B).

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,C

Scottish Highers must include either Biology, Chemistry, Physic, Psychology or Maths. You will also need Scottish National 5 in Mathematics and two Science subjects with grade B in each. You must supply evidence of your potential to do well in a demanding science degree.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

27

From the full International Baccalaureate Diploma, including at least 5 in relevant HL science (Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Physics, Psychology or Maths). Successful application for the foundation year will be evidence of academic ability in a demanding science degree.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma should normally be in Applied science and will need to include certain modules. Please see the university website for more details. The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Animal Management will also be considered. Successful applicants will need good grades in the following core modules: Animal Health and Diseases, Animal Biology, Animal Behavior. You will also need GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and two science subjects with grade 5 in each (or grade B). For the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, please contact admissions ug.applicants@sussex.ac.uk

T Level

D

Distinction overall in the Science T Level You will also need GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and two science subjects with grade 5 in each (or grade B).

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £21,500

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