The Bioscience undergraduate course is aimed at applicants that do not have ‘A’ levels or equivalent in Human Biology and Chemistry and who wish to apply for entry onto one of the following courses:
Other science foundation courses that cover a similar content may also be accepted. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of successful completion of their course.
Physiology and biochemistry underpin nutritional science, personalised nutrition and nutritional therapy. Our undergraduate Bioscience entry modules in Human Biology and Chemistry are set at a level which assumes no prior knowledge of the subjects and gradually take you through the concepts including ‘A’ level concepts that are important for you to understand in order to join the above courses.
Both modules are studied by distance learning with tutor and tutorial support.
Bioscience Entry course start dates are: Mid Jan-Mid Feb; Mid-April-Mid May; Mid-July-Mid-August; Mid Oct-Mid-Nov
BSc start dates: January, March and September
Further Information including Course Structure & Content
Course Length & Study Options
- Students are advised to allow approximately 120 hours of study-time for each of the two modules and regularly submit coursework for assessment.
- Both courses are coursework assessed enabling you to demonstrate understanding of these subjects. Exams are part of the BSc programme.
- Both Human Biology and Chemistry courses should be completed prior to enrolling on the undergraduate degree programme. Subject to prior agreement it may be possible to start specific degree modules and/or elements of the CNELM Nutritional Therapy Practice Diploma that are not dependent on Human Biology or Chemistry whilst completing these courses. Students must have submitted at least 50% of the bioscience coursework and achieved grades 60% an over in order for combining completion with starting a degree module.
NB: Entry courses must be passed in order to continue to progress with the degree programme. Fees once paid are non-refundable.
For further information on our Bioscience entry courses, including module content and fees, please review our full Prospectus.