SCIENCE FOUNDATION

This course combines study in Chemistry, Biology and Maths. This is supported with English classes to help improve your level ready for further university study

Science classes are held in our modern laboratories at our Station Road site with experienced teachers who will support you while you carry out both theoretical and practical work.
In chemistry you will cover topics such as Atomic Structure, Bonding, Redox Reactions, Metal Extraction and Equilibria Collison Theory. In biology you’ll look at Cells, Diseases, DNA, Genes and Chromosomes and in maths you’ll study Algebra, Geometry, Differentiation and Probability and Statistics.  

Students who have studied on our science foundation course have gone on to study Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, Biotechnology and computer science at university.  

  • Entry Requirements
  • Key Course Information
  • Course Content
  • University Destinations & Courses
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These are the entry requirements for Science Foundation Course

  SEPTEMBER START JANUARY START
COURSE LEVEL RQF LEVEL 3 RQF LEVEL 3
AGE AT START OF COURSE 16.5 17
ENGLISH LEVEL IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5


Here is some key information about the Science Foundation Course

SCIENCE September Start January Start
Minimum Age 16.5 17
Course Length 3 terms 2 terms*
Start Dates 2nd September 2019 6th January 2020
English Language Requirement IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5
Hours of study per week 23 >30
Location Cambridge Cambridge
Tuition Fees per Term £6700 £6700
Accommodation Options Residential or Homestay Homestay

These are the subjects you’ll cover on the Science Foundation Course.

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Maths
  • English (IELTS/EAP)
  • UCAS/Tutor Sessions
  • PSHE (Personal, Social, Health, and Economic Education)

You can download the full course syllabus here

Here are some of the Universities and Courses that our recent graduates chose.

King’s College London
BSc (Hons) Biochemistry
University of Bristol
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
University of Sheffield
BSc (Hons) Ecology and Conservation Biology
University of Leeds
BSc (Hons) Medical Science
University of Edinburgh
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences
University Of Bath
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences

To apply for a course, go to our APPLY page. You can choose to apply online or download our application forms and scan them to us. Please ensure you read the instructions on the page so you complete the correct forms.