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Medical Biology With Foundation Year (Hons)

48 months
12150 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Medical Biology With Foundation Year (Hons) offered by the University of Bolton is a great opportunity to develop a solid understanding of human biology from a medical perspective. It’s designed to equip you with the skills and understanding needed for a career in biomedical science, or to prepare you for further study, including graduate-level entry into Medicine or Dentistry.


Medical Biology With Foundation Year (Hons) offered by the University of Bolton offers you the chance to familiarise yourself with the fundamentals of human biology from molecular to organ level. The dedicated and expert team will also introduce you to the principles of scientific investigation that relate to medical biology. As you progress, you’ll build on these themes in a range of ways, taking a medical perspective on disease and treatment.

The course aims to help you develop skills that will be of value should you wish to apply for the GAMSAT, BMAT and UKCAT medical school entrance exams. It’s also designed to help you develop strong communication and problem solving skills, quantitative and scientific reasoning, and gives you the chance to gain experience using a wide variety of relevant biomedical instrumentation.

Students at Medical Biology With Foundation Year (Hons) offered by the University of Bolton will:

  •  explore the causes of disease, and the methods and technologies used to treat and diagnose disease.
  • develop their practical skills and knowledge of research methods.
  •  gain skills in critical thinking, problem solving and communication that are highly valued in the biosciences and medical industries, and beyond.
  • be offered a warm and friendly environment, with relatively small class sizes, purpose-built teaching and laboratory facilities, and excellent student support and library services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biomolecular Science
  • Research Skills for Medical Biology
  • Biology Form and Function: Levels of Organisation
  • Transition to Higher Education
  • Investigating Science and Personal Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 48 UCAS points. 
  • Your Level 3 subjects must include mathematics or a science subject; for instance, A-level Biology or BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science.
  • You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English, Mathematics and Science.
  • Please note that Health and Social Care is not acceptable as a biology or science related subject.
  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48600 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.

Living costs for Bolton

660 - 1140 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.

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