48 months
13200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Our Medical Bioscience (including foundation year) (Hons) at London Metropolitan University is a four-year course that will provide you with the perfect start to your university education. You’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of human health and disease as well as bioinformatics, molecular modelling, pathology and virology, equipping you with the skills you'll need to join the scientific community. 

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Key facts

This course is ideal if you don’t have the entry requirements needed to start an undergraduate degree. The built-in foundation year will give you the skills and confidence to succeed in the following three years of your course and in your career upon graduating.

The preparatory year on our Medical Bioscience (including foundation year) (Hons)  at London Metropolitan University  will ensure you are fully prepared for the rest of your course. In Year 0 you’ll cover several key concepts in medical bioscience including the important functions of molecules in biochemistry, an introduction to human physiology, laboratory techniques, logical argument and basic mathematical concepts.The foundation year is shared with several other science-related foundation courses, so you’ll get to study alongside other students who are interested in varying scientific disciplines.

Where this course can take you

This degree will give you many career options to choose from within the medical bioscience field. The combination of practical work experience and your understanding of science theory will ensure you have everything you need to create a successful career.

You could find employment in clinical immunology/biochemistry/microbiology, teaching, scientific publishing, academic/industry research or as a medical doctor.Our previous graduates have gone on to work as laboratory analysts and assistants for companies such as LifeLabs.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Cell & Molecular Biology 
  • Chemistry (for Biosciences) 
  • Laboratory Science
  • Human Immunity 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C (grade 4) or above (or equivalent)

Applicants who meet the UCAS points criteria but who obtained a grade D/grade 3 in English and/or maths at GCSE may be offered a University test in these areas.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13200 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

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


  • UK: £2,310 per 30 credits
  • Int: £3,300 per 30 credits

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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