Getting stuck into the four main disciplines of biology, chemistry, maths and physics, you’ll have the chance to get a grounding in the scientific knowledge you’ll need no matter which route you eventually decide to take. But it’s not just about theory here. Our professional, dedicated and friendly staff are on hand to help reshape the way you learn, challenge you to rethink your own practices and equip you with the skills that will be the foundations for your further studies. Taught through lectures, tutorials and laboratory practicals in our modern facilities, you’ll get the benefit of the staff’s expertise in both academia and industry. Optional drop-in sessions offer a great opportunity for you strengthen your knowledge and make sure you’ve got a clear understanding of all the material as you go along. This course is designed to stretch you and get you working hard and, if you’re up for the challenge, we’ll support you every step of the way. Outside the classroom, our academic skills tutors can help you with your writing style, structuring work or preparing for exams. You’ll also be assigned a personal tutor. For any issues that may have an impact on your studies or general wellbeing, you can turn to our Student Guidance and Support Officer for advice. On successful completion of this year (you must pass all six modules), you'll be able to continue onto the first year of your degree in the following science subject areas: Biological Sciences Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Food and Nutrition Forensic Science Pharmacy** *Progression onto Chemical Engineering BEng(Hons) is dependent on achieving a minimum pass mark of 60% in the Foundation Maths module. Progression onto Chemical Engineering MEng is also dependent on achieving a minimum pass mark of 60% in the Foundation Maths module, plus an overall pass mark of at least 70%.