Biology of Infectious Disease (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) (Full-time)London Metropolitan University
Biology of Infectious Disease (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) (Full-time)
Why study this course?
Our Biology of Infectious Disease (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) is a four-year degree that has a built-in preparatory year, designed to provide you with an alternative route into higher education if you don’t meet the entry requirements to study our standard three-year program.
Following the foundation year you’ll begin more in-depth study of infectious diseases and on graduation you’ll receive the same award and title as students on the three-year course.
Our Biology of Infectious Disease (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) degree begins with a foundation year, during which you’ll examine core principles of biology, biochemistry, biology and chemistry.
You'll share you foundation year with others studying science-related degrees with a foundation year. The shared curriculum will develop your technical skills and competencies in a range of specialist areas, helping you to become a confident and well-rounded scientist capable of understanding your work in a variety of scientific contexts.
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/4 or above (or equivalent)
If you meet the UCAS points criteria but obtained a D/3 in English and/or Mathematics at GCSE, you may be offered a University test in these areas.
Does this course require proof of English proficiency?
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- Scientific Studies
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Cell & Molecular Biology
- Chemistry (for Biosciences)
- Laboratory Science
- Human Immunity
- Infection Science
- Molecular Biology
- Tissue Science
- Ethics for Science
- Work Placement
Modules and module details are subject to change over time
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- UK/EU students: £9,250 per year
- International students: £12,700 per year
Upon graduation you could enter a number of careers that require knowledge of biology and infectious disease, including:
- Bioanalytical medical genetics
- Forensic science
- Health and safety and information services
- Medical research
- Science education
- The wider pharmaceutical industry
About this institute
London Metropolitan University
Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...
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