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Biological Sciences with Foundation BSc (Hons)

Durham University

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Course info

UCAS CODE C104
**Foundation Programme (Year 0)**The Foundation Year contains a number of compulsory and discipline-specific modules. Compulsory modules are designed to develop higher level learning skills and familiarise you with studying and assessment at degree level. Discipline-specific modules help lay a foundation of knowledge that you will build upon as you progress to your chosen degree course. On successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress to the first year of your degree, once you ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time including foundation year | Stephenson College | 4 Years | 28-SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
36th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
6th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
6th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time Including Foundation Year
4 Years

Biology (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 96 = 4% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£25,000
UK Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
GCSE/National 4/National 5
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Biology (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
96%
Chemistry
74%
Mathematics
63%
Geography
22%
General Studies
12%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£25,800 per year
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More info: The tuition fees shown for overseas students are for one complete academic year of full time study, are set according to the academic year of entry, and remain the same throughout the duration of the programme for that cohort (unless otherwise stated)..

International Students
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Student rating ( 4.1) 24 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 62%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
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Student rating ( 4.2) 1,076 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 54%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

Durham University

Howlands Farm South Road Durham
DH1 3DE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Thornaby  0.2 miles away

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