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Foundation Certificate (Science)

Leading To BSc Biochemistry

This International Foundation Year prepares international students for guaranteed entry1 to undergraduate degrees in Science at The University Of Glasgow. On successful completion, you can progress directly to the second year of a range of degree programmes, including BSc Biochemistry. See Progression Options below for full details.

  • Location
    Glasgow
    United Kingdom
  • Progression
    The University Of Glasgow
  • Start Dates
    Jan, Jun, Jul, Sep, Nov
    2 - 3 terms
    Next start date: 13 Jun 2022
  • Course Fees
    From £19,500 - calculate fees
  • Rankings & Awards
    United Kingdom: 12th
    Satisfaction: 86.4%
    World: 92nd
  • Course Provider
    University of Glasgow International College
  • Why Choose This Course?
    • Equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree at The University of Glasgow. Guaranteed progression to the second year of a four year degree on successful completion.
    • A member of the prestigious Russell Group, the UK's own 'Ivy League'.
    • One of the world's top ranked universities, with excellent research credentials, especially in medicine and the sciences.
    • Study in one of Europe's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities.
    • Low cost of living compared to other large student cities in the UK and Europe.

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About This Course

The Foundation Certificate (Science) is a comprehensive programme of academic subjects, study skills and English language. It is specially designed for international students who want to study an undergraduate degree at The University Of Glasgow, but do not have the academic qualifications or English level required for direct entry. The course is equivalent to the first year of a degree at the university, but with additional support for overseas students to improve study skills and English language abilities.

On successful completion of this course, you can progress directly to the second year of selected degrees at The University Of Glasgow. That means you will complete your studies in the same amount of time as direct entry students.

Study Plans

  • 2 Terms
    2 terms starting Jan, Sep
  • 2.5 Terms
    2.5 terms starting Jul, Nov
  • 3 Terms
    3 terms starting Jun, Sep

Entry Requirements

Academic Successful completion of high school, equivalent to 5 IGCSE subjects with very good grades (AABBB).
English 2 Terms
English level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (4.5+ in all skills).
2.5 Terms
English level equivalent to IELTS 5.0 (4.0+ in all skills).
3 Terms
English level equivalent to IELTS 4.5 (4.0+ in all skills).

Start Dates And Progression

Study Plan: 2 Terms

Start Date End Date Progression
Sep 2022 Jun 2023 Sep 2023
Jan 2023 Aug 2023 Sep 2023

Study Plan: 2.5 Terms

Start Date End Date Progression
Jul 2022 Jun 2023 Sep 2023
Nov 2022 Aug 2023 Sep 2023

Study Plan: 3 Terms

Start Date End Date Progression
Jun 2022 Jun 2023 Sep 2023
Sep 2022 Aug 2023 Sep 2023

Progression Options

On successful completion of this course, you are guaranteed entry to one of the following undergraduate programmes at The University Of Glasgow.

  • BEng Product Design Engineering
  • BSc Anatomy
  • BSc Applied Mathematics
  • BSc Biochemistry
  • BSc Chemistry
  • BSc Chemistry & Mathematics
  • BSc Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry
  • BSc Computing Science
  • BSc Earth Science
  • BSc Environmental Science & Sustainability
  • BSc Genetics
  • BSc Geography
  • BSc Human Biology
  • BSc Human Biology & Nutrition
  • BSc Immunology
  • BSc Marine & Freshwater Biology
  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc Mathematics & Physics
  • BSc Mathematics & Statistics
  • BSc Microbiology
  • BSc Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • BSc Molecular & Cellular Biology (& Biotechnology)
  • BSc Molecular & Cellular Biology (& Plant Science)
  • BSc Neuroscience
  • BSc Pharmacology
  • BSc Physics
  • BSc Physics & Astrophysics
  • BSc Physiology
  • BSc Physiology & Sports Science
  • BSc Physiology Sports Science & Nutrition
  • BSc Software Engineering
  • BSc Statistics
  • BSc Theoretical Physics
  • BSc Zoology

 
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