Natural Sciences degrees with a Foundation Year

Foundation years in natural sciences

If you’re looking for a change of career, or may not have the scientific background or entry requirements for the degree of your choice – apply now for a natural sciences degree with a Foundation Year.

Begin with ambition

There's never been a better time to study a natural sciences degree. In a world going through technological, economic and cultural change, the demand for natural sciences graduates is increasing across a range of industries.

Our foundation year offers you the flexibility to progress to degrees across our Division of Natural Sciences. You can choose from courses in BiosciencesChemistryForensic Science or Sport and Exercise Sciences and, at the end of your foundation year, you can either keep with your original subject choice or change to another of our natural sciences degree courses.

Three great reasons to study a foundation year in natural sciences

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    Realise your potential

    All our courses now offer you the opportunity to spend a year on a work placement – a great way to boost your employability prospects.

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    World-leading facilities

    Our students use industry-standard equipment and work in state-of-the-art surroundings from the very beginning of their studies.

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    Help to solve real-world challenges

    With a natural sciences degree you could find cures for diseases or develop new innovations in medical engineering.

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