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)

**September is the only available intake for EU students who are applying for a Student Finance Loan.

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

Pathway progression

Upon successful completion of your pathway programme you will progress onto Brunel University London. Find out more by watching the video below.

Location

Duration

Two Semesters

Intakes

January, September

*September is the only available intake for EU students who are applying for a Student Finance Loan.

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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