• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
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Overview

The International Foundation in Biosciences programme at INTO University of Manchester  allows you to start earning academic credits towards your academic program while advancing your skills in order to satisfy the university requirements.  

Benefits offered include: 

  • Advance your academic and English language skills 
  • Receive support in your first year of studies 
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as local students 
  • Customized curriculum lasting one or more semester, depending on your needs 
  • Classes with small numbers of students encourage more student-teacher interaction 

What to expect from studying this programme 

When studying a BioSciences programme, you emerge yourself in a multitude of disciplines like Biology, Physiology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Natural Science, Health Science and more.  

Your studies can focus on anything, from viruses and bacteria to plants and animals, and the curriculum provides the tools you need to face all the questions and challenges that you stumble upon in your journey to understand all living things. 

Join this programme to learn about life in all of its forms and examine the way their biological structures work. The sheer broadness of this subject offers students all the opportunities they need to jumpstart their careers in areas related to natural sciences and health. 

 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description

      3 Terms 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills
  • Information Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mathematics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Age requirements: 16 years and above
  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18635 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18635 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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