This course is the first year of our extended degree programme for biosciences and chemistry. It allows you to study a degree if you do not have the usual A level or equivalent qualifications. Successfully completing this preparatory year allows you to continue on one of the following • BSc (Honours) Chemistry • BSc (Honours) Biochemistry • BSc (Honours) Biology • BSc (Honours) Biomedical Science • BSc (Honours) Human Biology You are also eligible to apply for the BSc (Honours) Science with Education and Qualified Teacher Status. Entry to the teaching course is subject to interview. Our preparatory course introduces the basics of biological and chemical sciences, so you do not need any previous knowledge of the modules you study. You also gain important laboratory skills from practical classes and we help you develop the IT and interpersonal skills needed for degree level study. We provide all the necessary support, and use a mixture of teaching and learning methods to develop the skills and knowledge you need to gain an honours degree. **Key areas of study** Key areas include • biology • chemistry • maths.