Biomedical Science FdSc

Why study Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year option) at Wiltshire College & University Centre, Salisbury campus?

Please note that this course is not recruiting for September 2021.

  • Delivered at Wiltshire College and University Centre's Salisbury campus, the aim of this course is to prepare you for work in a scientific environment, such as Biological, Biochemical or Chemical. Although you could enter the world of work with your Foundation Degree, there is the opportunity to top-up your skills and knowledge to a BSc (Bachelor’s degree) after a third year of study.
  • If you do not meet the entry requirements for the FdSc, you can opt to take a foundation year in applied science before progressing on to the FdSc Biomedical Science.
  • Year one of the FdSc in Biomedical Science lays the foundation for the units in years two and three. The number of students at any one year will be relatively small so everyone will have maximum support from each module and personal tutor. There’s a module in year one to help you research current topics in your area of study. Although there is no work experience as part of the course, there is a Work Related Project to be completed in year two which may require you to liaise with a local company or organisation and apply your knowledge to a live, relevant topic or issue.
  • Overall, the course is intended to produce students who are ‘fit for work’ with the theoretical and practical knowledge which would benefit any employer in the biomedical science field.

FdSc Award
September Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
2 years Duration
F940 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

September 2022 entry

FdSc: 48 UCAS Tariff Points (normally to include Biology), e.g. 2Es or 1C at A Level or an AVCE Double Award at EE or BTEC / City and Guilds National Technical Diploma. 

FdSc with foundation year: 32 UCAS Tariff Points and 2 GCSEs in English, Science and Maths (grade C/4) or equivalent.

For more information check out our full entry requirements.

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