CU Coventry | Coventry University - Applied Biosciences (Foundation)

CU Coventry | Coventry University

Applied Biosciences (Foundation)

This course provides a preparatory period of study before progressing onto a degree in a range of bioscience, health and care subjects. Essential academic skills are embedded into all the work to support 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.

Why CU Coventry

We offer a style of education which is flexible and designed to fit around your life, allowing you to benefit from a modern, forward-thinking higher education institution, reinforced by the quality and reputation of Coventry University. We aim to provide career-focused courses, wherever possible, coupled with placement opportunities to help prepare you for the world of work. We are dedicated to making higher education accessible and enjoyable to everyone, so we keep our fees low and made it a policy to cover one module at a time, allowing you to become a specialist in each topic before moving onto the next

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS: 6.0

    If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

  • 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 fulfill entry criteria your application may be considered on an individual basis, taking into account any work experience, other qualifications, and/or any training you have completed. Speak to one of our advisers today to find out how we can help you.

Career Prospects

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. 

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

Course Details

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

Year One

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

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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