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  • 2 semesters


  • 2 intakes


  • Up to £16,800

Learn research methods and critical thinking on our foundation science degree pathway. Our course teaches you mathematics for science and computing, chemistry and biology. This means you can progress to a science degree at the University of Portsmouth, and open your future up to an exciting and innovative career in the science sector. From pharma to physics, marine biology to palaeontology, you have a wealth of choices to explore and develop your knowledge in.


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Programme Details: Year 0

University Foundation

Course Duration

2 semesters


September or January


  • ICT Skills
  • Chemistry 1
  • Chemistry 2
  • Mathematics for Science and Computing
  • Research Methods, Critical Thinking and Expression
  • Biology 1
  • Biology 2
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 3

Programme Details: Year 1

First Year Degree in Science

Course Duration

2 semesters




Classes will be taught at ICP or University of Portsmouth depending on your chosen course. Please note courses marked with * are not available for First Year entry.


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