Foundation leading to Health Sciences BSc (Hons)
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Key Course Facts
This programme is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a health science based honours degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, who have not achieved the required number of A-level points (A2 or their equivalent). It is also suitable for those who have studied A-level subjects (or their equivalent) in areas that do not provide the necessary background within the scientific disciplines required for the chosen Honours degree programme.
This foundation is considered for entry to the following Health Science based programmes. This programme may require an interview.
BSc (Hons) Dental Technology BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics BSc (Hons) Podiatry .
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Foundation leading to Health Sciences, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
From at least 2 A levels or equivalent
Other grade combinations totalling 56 points considered
Highers considered for entry depending on the number of Highers taken and grades achieved
54 points, other grade combinations accepted
Other grade combinations considered with at least one Advanced Higher and two Highers at grade C
Other grade combinations totalling 56 points considered. Minimum grade H4 considered within points
Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the second subject
If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you The Foundation leading to BSc Health Sciences (B901) is intended as a route for applicants interested in the following programmes: BSc (Hons) Dental Technology BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics BSc (Hons) Podiatry There is no automatic progression onto these programmes, and a new application must be submitted for any of these routes whilst on the Foundation. With the exception of Dental Technology, applicants who meet the academic entry requirements and the required work experience will be invited for interview. Please refer to our course page for further detailed information - http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/B901
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||TOEFL Internet required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
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Tuition Fees Foundation leading to Health Sciences BSc (Hons)
|Channel Islands||£9000||year 1|
|England UK||£9000||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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About Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff Metropolitan University, also known as CardiffMet, was established in 1976 in the small city of Cardiff, Wales. This university holds more than 1,000 student residence rooms, and it takes pride in that the accommodation here is more than just a place to sleep. Those living on-site have access to frequent and free social events taking place nearby, ensuring that those learning here have just as many opportunities to make connections as they do to succeed academically.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Biological Science (Wildlife Health Science) BSc (Hons)||Royal Veterinary College University of London||86%||0%||0%||£9250||£20090||150||London||On campus Full-time|
|Oral Health Sciences BSc (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||74%||0%||0%||£9250||£30400||203||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Health Sciences BSc (Hons)||Teesside University||76%||0%||15%||£9250||£13000||142||Middlesbrough||On campus Full-time|
|Pharmacology and Health Science BSc (Hons)||University of Bedfordshire||69%||2%||15%||£9250||£13200||83||Luton||On campus Full-time|
|Pharmacology and Health Science with Professional Practice Year BSc (Hons)||University of Bedfordshire||69%||2%||15%||£9250||£13200||83||Luton||On campus Full-time|
|Human Sciences BSc (Hons)||University of Exeter||82%||0%||2%||£9250||£25000||158||Exeter||On campus Full-time|
|Human Sciences BSc (Hons)||University College London||79%||0%||0%||£9250||£28500||187||London||On campus Full-time|
|Human Sciences with Professional Placement BSc (Hons)||University of Exeter||82%||0%||2%||£9250||£25000||158||Exeter||On campus Full-time|
|Human Sciences with Study Abroad BSc (Hons)||University of Exeter||82%||0%||2%||£9250||£25000||158||Exeter||On campus Full-time|
|Pharmacology and Health Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)||University of Bedfordshire||69%||2%||15%||£9250||£13200||83||Luton||On campus Full-time|