Biological Sciences

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Biological Sciences
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Alternative Provider(s) Belfast Metropolitan College - Titanic Quarter
Course Code C101
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Foundation at UK Level 5  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
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Queen’s University Belfast Foundation Degree in Biological Sciences (UCAS Application Only)
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Duration 2 Years
Qualification Letters FdSc
Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for this programme are set by Queen’s University Belfast. A minimum of CC at A level, including Biology, or equivalent, is required. Applicants offering alternative qualifications are directed to the University...

Application Fee The application fee is £18 if you’re applying to just one course, or £24 for multiple courses, and for late applications sent after 30 June.
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Course Content

This two-year, full-time course will provide you with a sound knowledge and understanding of the biological sciences.

About this course
You will undertake study in a broad range of subjects, including Fundamentals of Science, Biochem...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
• Fundamentals of Science
• Mathematical and Study Skills in Science
• General Chemistry
• Biochemistry
• Biology

Year 2
• Biological Diversity and Evolution
• Bioscience Practical and Analytical Skills
• Food...

Assessment Method

Expand+Most modules are assessed through a combination of coursework and end of semester examinations.


As students progress through the FdSc in Biological Sciences they will receive general and specific feedback about their work from a variet...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Opportunities and Progression
Students who successfully complete the Foundation Degree with an overall weighted mark of 55% and, in addition, at least 55% in each module assessed in final year will be eligible to progress to degree programmes in th...

Further Enquiries Contact Us
+44 (0)28 9024 5133
Emergency Telephone:
+44 (0)28 9097 2222

Dawn Corbett,
Tel: 028 9053 3103 or
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