International Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Newcastle University

Program Description

International Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Newcastle University

Prepare to progress to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subject areas including archaeology, education, law, politics and sociology 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.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 3-4 Terms
  • Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January, June
  • Fees: From £19,500
  • Class hours: 21 hours per week on average
  • Class size: 16
  • Class duration: Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Award: International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from Newcastle University.
  • Course options:
    • Standard (3-term, 9-month programme)
    • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Entry requirements

Standard

  • Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 4.5in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Entry requirements additional information: Students intending to progress to one of the degrees listed below must meet the following requirements: 3-term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent 4-term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent
    • Biochemistry
    • Biomedical Genetics
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Medical Science (deferred choice)
    • Pharmacology
    • Pharmacy
    • Physiological Sciences
    • Psychology and Biology
    • Psychology and Sport and Exercise Science
    • Psychology
    • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Age requirements: 17 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 all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.

Extended

  • Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Entry requirements additional information: Students intending to progress to one of the degrees listed below must meet the following requirements: 3-term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent 4-term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent
    • Biochemistry
    • Biomedical Genetics
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Medical Science (deferred choice)
    • Pharmacology
    • Pharmacy
    • Physiological Sciences
    • Psychology and Biology
    • Psychology and Sport and Exercise Science
    • Psychology
    • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Age requirements: 17 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 all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.


*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

This school offers programs in:
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Newcastle University

Last updated September 12, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
June 27, 2019
Duration
Duration
9 - 12 
Full time
Price
Price
19,500 GBP
From £19,500. Additional fees may apply.
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United Kingdom - Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Jan. 2019
United Kingdom - Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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End date Sept. 6, 2019
June 27, 2019
United Kingdom - Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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End date June 12, 2020
Sept. 2019
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Sept. 23, 2019
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Jan. 6, 2020
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June 25, 2020
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End date June 11, 2021