Applied Biosciences Foundation Year  CU London (Dagenham London)

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Applied Biosciences Foundation Year CU London (Dagenham London)

This is an ideal course if you want a preparatory period of study before progressing onto a degree in a range of health and care subjects. Essential academic skills are embedded into all the work to ensure you can excel in future learning.

This foundation course is also useful if you have the academic ability to succeed at degree-level study, but do not have the appropriate subject background knowledge. Successful completion of all modules in this course means you could progress onto year one of your chosen degree.

Entry Requirements

40 UCAS tariff points. All Foundation courses require 5 GCSEs at 9-4/A* - C including Maths and English, and at least one A2 level or a BTEC equivalent qualification. It is advantageous to have studied one A level in a Science, preferably Biology, Chemistry or equivalent.

If you don’t fulfil the entry criteria your application may be considered on an individual basis, taking in to account any work experience, other qualifications and/or any training you have completed. Please call or email for further information.

Career Prospects

If you successfully pass a Foundation Year, you are guaranteed a place on a relevant degree course at CU London, subject to meeting specific entrance criteria, including:

The strength of the course lies in preparing students for further study, cementing the core principles of health and science ready to expand on this knowledge at degree level.

Course Details

We aim to provide the skills and knowledge relevant for successful progression onto a degree in health, social work or science. It also sets a foundation for your journey to employment, creating opportunities for professional and academic development.

This Course module Introduces how ill health and diseases develop and their effects on cellular systems, organs, organ systems and homeostatic control mechanisms at a chemical/molecular level.

As well as exploring the relationship between pathophysiological changes to structure and function of body systems and the most common causes of morbidity, mortality and sickness absence, you will also consider the inter-relationships between specific health issues and how they impact on homeostatic control, and therefore cause key signs and symptoms.

Year 1

Introduction to Health and Disease
Foundation of Anatomy and Physiology
Introduction to Cell Biology
Foundation of Chemistry

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