Our Biology with Foundation degree offers you the chance to explore a wide range of biological disciplines, gain a sound knowledge of research methods, and develop a wide range of sought-after skills and aptitudes. The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of biology and chemistry alongside study skills development. It is designed to prepare you for degree level study. Our passionate, research-active and experienced team will guide you to explore life through a mix of theoretical study and hands-on field trips and laboratory workshops. We’ll help you engage with the key theories, concepts and debates that are central to biology. You’ll have plentiful opportunities to carry out research and conduct experiments so that you can become familiar with research methods, and learn how to collect, analyse, evaluate and interpret data. We’ll support you to develop skills in problem solving, critical analysis and argument, making informed judgements and scientific reasoning. In addition, you’ll have opportunities to develop an impressive range of softer skills such as communication, team work, time management and independent learning. Ultimately, our goal is to prepare you for career success in biology and beyond.