BSc (Hons) Human Biology with Foundation Year

Why choose this course?

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Studying Human Biology with a foundation year is your starting point for an exciting and worthwhile scientific career. You will achieve a highly regarded qualification in four years.

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, this course demonstrates quality and sets a high professional standard
  • Choose a course which is ideal if you are thinking of a career change, keen to build skills in a new subject or don’t meet the entry requirements to join our three-year BSc (Hons) degree straight away
  • Benefit from a foundation year which will give you a solid platform for success as you progress in your honours degree studies
  • Prepare for a rewarding future in medical research, the NHS, health charities and biomedical industries – or any role where you can truly make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing
  • Develop high level skills in bioscience, an in-depth understanding of infectious and genetic diseases, and fascinating insights into how our lifestyle choices affect our health
  • Seize the chance to go on work placement, undertake an internship or assist with the University’s human health research – all opportunities which are offered on a competitive basis
  • Select from specialist modules in bioscience, psychology and sport science so that you can build a degree which reflects your own interests and ambitions
  • Draw on our flourishing partnerships with organisations like the Royal Derby Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research in London
  • Learn from experts who have an international profile for excellent teaching and influential research

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