Undergraduate Pathway in Life Sciences

The Department of Life Sciences runs courses in Biosciences, Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences, Psychology and Sport Health and Exercise Sciences. With a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research, and a commitment to excellence, we aim to push the boundaries of understanding our environments, human health and performance.

Your Pathway to Brunel University London

High School

Fees*

2018 University Foundation - Two Semester

EU

£9,250

International

£15,900 (September)

*All LBIC course fees may be subject to a review. Brunel University London fees are a guide only and are subject to change.

Location

Duration

Two Semesters

Intakes

January, September

Stage 1: University Foundation

Modules

  • ICT Skills
  • Chemistry 1
  • Chemistry 2
  • Biology 1
  • Biology 2
  • Research Methods, Critical Thinking and Expression
  • Maths for Science and Computing
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

Foundation Studies Overview

Next stages of study

  • First Year University Studies (Stage 2) at College of Health and Life Sciences, Brunel University London
  • Second Year University Studies (Stage 3) at College of Health and Life Sciences, Brunel University London
  • Third Year University Studies (Stage 4) at College of Health and Life Sciences, Brunel University London
This pathway leads to the following Brunel University London degrees:
  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Biochemistry)
  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Genetics)
  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Human Health)
  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Immunology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Sport, Health and Exercise)
  • BSc (Hons) Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
  • BSc (Hons) Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Coaching)
  • BSc (Hons) Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Human Performance)
  • BSc (Hons) Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Sport Development)
  • BSc (Hons) Life Sciences
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Sciences
  • MSci Environmental Sciences
Biosciences:
  • 26th in UK for Biosciences (The Guardian University Guide 2018)
  • 2nd in London for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2016)
  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology
  • 41st in UK, 6th in London for Biological Sciences (The Complete University Guide 2018)
  • Our students can opt to spend a year working at top companies like Mars, Parexel and Bayer in Germany
Psychology:
  • 2nd in London for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2016)
  • World Top 300 for Psychology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017)
  • We offer two work placements giving you the chance to experience both psychological and clinical work environments
  • 64th in UK, 7th in London (The Complete University Guide 2018)
  • 82nd in UK for Psychology (The Guardian University Guide 2018)
  • American Placement option TBC
Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences:
  • World Top 100, Top 10 in UK (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017)
  • 29th in UK, 2nd in London for Sports Science (The Complete University Guide 2018)
  • Brunel ranked in world top 100 for sports subjects (QS Top Universities 2017)
  • You’ll get to study in our modern physiology and biomechanics laboratories as well as train on the same running track used by Olympic legend Usain Bolt
  • Our students can spend a year working in top football clubs like Chelsea and West Ham. There is also the opportunity to study at San Francisco State University
  • 40th in UK for Sports Sciences (The Guardian University Guide 2018)
Environmental Sciences:
  • The Environmental Sciences team at Brunel are previous winners of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize
  • The courses are based on the 15 ‘most wanted’ skills identified from a national employer’s survey by the Natural Environment Research Council
Life Sciences:
  • Our students will graduate with a unique mix of skills, giving them a competitive advantage in the employment market
  • Our computational data analytics stream has been designed to equip Brunel graduates with the skills that are increasingly required by employers
  • Our students have the option to broaden their horizons by studying a non-science subject

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