United Kingdom

Northumbria University

101-150 th
Young University Rankings 2017
501–600 th
World University Rankings 2018
Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, United Kingdom

Northumbria University

Applied Sciences Foundation Year

Are you passionate about science, but lacking the appropriate qualifications to move straight onto a science degree? This course can help you decide upon and access your chosen degree pathway. The course is designed to provide fundamental scientific knowledge and skills, to give you experience in a range of science fields before you choose your ultimate degree destination. These areas include Biology, Chemistry, Food Science and Forensic Science, establishing your laboratory skills, basic numeracy skills, data handling, ICT and study skills. Many of our students report that, having completed this foundation course, they feel more confident and much better prepared to begin their chosen degree. This foundation year will allow you to hit the ground running in your chosen career path . With successful completion you can automatically progress on to one of our 10 full-time, accredited science degrees: (list updated April 2016) BSc (Hons) Biology BSc (Hons) Biology (Biotechnology) BSc (Hons) Biology (Human Neurobiology) BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science BSc Chemistry BSc Criminology and Forensic Science BSc (Hons) Food Science and Nutition BSc (Hons) Food Science and Nutrition (Human Nutrition) BSc (Hons) Forensic Science BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,000
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,000