London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

This is an ideal route to a science degree if you do not have the correct qualifications. The Sciences Extended Degree consists of an extra, preparatory year, which on successful completion guarantees you a place on our relevant degree courses. You can fund the course through a student loan and you will receive a '1000 discount if you progress onto year two of a relevant science BSc (Hons). Added value: You can develop your laboratory skills in our '30 million Science Centre.

Course Modules

Preparatory year core topics include: biology; chemistry; practical skills sessions. Optional topics include: nutrition and sports science; chemistry of biological molecules; psychology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
BSc (Hons)
6 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons) £2,250  Credit module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Tariff 32
  • Course specific
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma PPP
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units) PP
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units) D
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)