Course Overview

  • Intakes February, September
  • Course Duration 7 months

Course Description

The Life Sciences International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in biology and chemistry-related subjects at the University of Surrey.

During the International Foundation Year you will study a core unit of general subject skills, and subject-specific units, which are carefully designed for your academic development.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • A levels 3 A levels 80 UCAS points (native language accepted)
  • AS levels 24 UCAS points (native language accepted)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma/Certificate 26 points
  • India Successful completion of the Standard 10+1 with 70% or above or Standard 10+2 at 55% or above, minimum 50% in relevant subjects such as Maths and Sciences
  • Indonesia Successful completion of SMU 3/Sikolah Menegah at grade 6.5 or above or SMU 2 at an average of 7.0. 5 relevant subjects required

English Language Requirement: 

  • Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 overall(minimum 5.0 in all subskills)

Campus Location

Philip Marchant Building, Guildford, GU2 7XH, United Kindom

Documents Required for Application

  1. Copies of the passport and any previous study visas
  2. Academic certificate and transcript(s) of secondary/undergraduate education
  3. Score report of English language proficiency qualification IELTS for UKVI /  IELTS
  4. Personal Statement
  5. Work experience letter (if any)
  6. Certificates of any additional courses or activities (if any)

Progression Degrees

This programme can lead to one of the undergraduate/postgraduate degrees in the list below. (Subject to meeting the progression grades requirement)

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
BVMSci (Hons)BVMSci Veterinary Medicine and Science
BSc/Mchem (Hons) Chemistry
BSc/Mchem (Hons) Chemistry with Forensic Investigation
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Nutrition
BSc/Mchem (Hons) Medicinal Chemistry
BSc (Hons) Microbiology

More Information

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University Information
  • Total Courses 9 Courses
  • Location United Kingdom
  • Full Address Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, United Kingdom
  • QS 2020 Ranking 274
  • ARWU 2019 Ranking 301
  • THE 2020 Ranking 251