B.Sc. On Campus Blended

Biological Sciences (Hons) (with integrated foundation year)

University of Brighton

48 months
14748 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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With an extra year of integrated study at foundation level, this course opens up opportunities in the sciences if you don't hold the required scientific A-levels or equivalent qualifications. Biological Sciences (Hons) (with integrated foundation year) is offered by University of Brighton.



The foundation year gives you the support, knowledge and skills you need. On successful completion of the foundation year, you can progress to the Biological Sciences BSc(Hons).With an emphasis on practical learning, you will explore biological systems at molecular, cell, tissue and whole organism levels. 

You will develop skills in our purpose-built ecology, microbiology, molecular biology and tissue culture labs.Opportunities for fieldwork will further develop your practical skills and you'll be able to get involved in a research project. Destinations for optional field trips currently include South Africa and the Mediterranean. Biological Sciences (Hons) (with integrated foundation year) is offered by University of Brighton.


The course is recognised by the Royal Society of Biology as providing the necessary skills for a career as a professional biologist. Our graduates have secured a variety of roles including laboratory science, forensics and scientific consultancy, education, biological research or further study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential Skills for Bioscientists
  • Diversity of Life
  • Biochemistry and Bioanalytical Techniques
  • Introduction to Human Physiology
  • Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS tariff
72 tariff points. Level 3 Key Skills and General Studies will count towards the tariff.
  • A-levels
DDD including two full science A-levels.
  • Other qualifications
We will consider applicants who have completed an Access course, BTEC diploma or International Baccalaureate on an individual basis; relevant experience may also be taken into account. 
  • GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)
At least three subjects including English language, maths and a science.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14748 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14748 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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