Kingston University London

Science foundation year

Kingston University London
In Surrey

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Important information

Typology Foundation degree
Location Surrey
Duration Flexible
Start Different dates available
  • Foundation degree
  • Surrey
  • Duration:
  • Start:
    Different dates available

The foundation year is carefully designed to provide a supportive environment in which you can build your confidence, developing the academic, technical skills and subject knowledge to continue on the degree of your choice.

Throughout the year you will study a range of subjects that underpin subsequent study in Year 1 of your degree and beyond. The broad scope of subjects is intended to allow study in a range of subject areas and, in some instances, allow flexibility of choice of intended degree route. Subjects start at an elementary level, and there is a strong emphasis on the development of practical investigational and study skills.

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Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7LB


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To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

The course is designed to enable you to do a science-based degree if you do not have the necessary science A-level background. It provides a basic grounding in science disciplines with the option to tailor the course to your interests and degree choice. A personal tutor and comprehensive programme of tutorials based around study skills mean help is available to encourage you to reach your full potential.

· Requirements

GCSE: candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A*–C (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE gradings): including English Language, Mathematics and Double Award Science.

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What you'll learn on the course

Sport Science
Computer Systems
Computer Programming
Investigation and Skills
Scientific Investigation

Course programme

Module listing

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics for Science
  • Sport Science
  • Earth Sciences and the Environment
  • Computer Systems
  • Computer Programming
  • Scientific Investigation and Skills

Additional information

International Fee -:£14,200

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