Biology/Ecology/Zoology with Foundation Year (4 years) BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

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( 4.2) 1175 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C108
Our foundation year offers you a rapid introduction to biology, chemistry and mathematics, equipping you with the knowledge, skills and attributes that needed to go on and successfully meet the challenges of our Biological Sciences degrees. You will develop your understanding of the principles on which the sciences are based and the mathematics underpinning the core science disciplines, which will enable you to apply scientific principles to solve problems. You will also undertake laboratory... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
21st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
20th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
26th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
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 - 89 = 11% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Chemistry

Mathematics

Zoology

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
A level
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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
86%
Chemistry
52%
Mathematics
45%
Geography
22%
Psychology
22%

Zoology

Chemistry

Mathematics

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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£9,250 per year
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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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£17,700 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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University of Southampton
CompUniGuide ranking
20th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
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Where you'll study

University of Southampton

Highfield
Southampton
Hampshire
SO17 1BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: St Denys  0.6 miles away

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