Set yourself up for success in human biology. This new four year degree route (incorporating a foundation year) covers human biology, applied mathematics and study skills with option modules in chemistry, mathematics and statistics, and physics. Taught by University lecturers on campus, you’ll be part of Plymouth University from day one. If your current qualifications don’t allow you direct entry to degree level or if you have been out of formal education for some time, this course is for you. Meeting relevant entry requirements at the end of your foundation course enables you to apply for progression into year one of selected degrees running in Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences. * Provides a potential progression route to selected BSc (Hons) courses. * Participate in a high proportion of laboratory work and receive rapid feedback designed to support your learning. * Benefit from teaching from passionate staff who will support your academic development. * Discover the key concepts relevant to modern human biology and build on this knowledge as you progress through your chosen degree course. * Focus on areas of interest with optional modules in chemistry, physics, and mathematics and statistics. * Take advantage of access to a personal tutor who provides academic support and guidance. * Equip yourself with the skills to become a confident, critically self-aware, independent learner ready for the challenges of higher education and university life. * Practical sessions are held in our well-appointed laboratories. * Experience excellent mathematics support via the SUM: UP drop-in centre. * The foundation year is an integral part of the extended degree. Completion of the foundation year will not lead to a separate award or qualification its own right but will provide access to Year 1 of your degree.