• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
The International Foundation in Biomedical, Life and Environmental Sciences at INTO The University of Exeter prepares you for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects, such as Applied Geology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Human Biosciences, Marine Biology, Medical Sciences, Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of Exeter.

Overview

Features of the International Foundation in Biomedical, Life and Environmental Sciences:

This 3 or 4-term International Foundation in Biomedical, Life and Environmental Sciences at INTO The University of Exeter introduces students to biological science and mathematics. They can also take modules in human biology, psychology and chemical sciences. Alongside subject-specific modules, students will take English classes and complete a science project.

INTO class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university, so you'll have more one-on-one time with your teachers. You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules to help you adapt to studying in the UK.

Once you successfully complete your programme, you'll receive guidance with your university application to ensure you choose the best degree for you.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      3 - 4 Terms

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

Programme Structure

Core modules:
  • Academic English for Engineering and Science
  • Science Project
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Introduction to Biological Science
Specialist modules:
  • Introduction to Human Biology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Mathematics 
  • Introduction to Chemical Sciences

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    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.

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General Requirements

Age requirements: 16 years and above 

Academic requirements:

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language requirements:

  • Standard: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.
  • Extended: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19895 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19895 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition fees can be up to £24,790, depending on how many terms you take.

Living costs for Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of Exeter, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

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