Life & Medical Sciences
With state-of-the-art Learning Resource Centres, impressive pharmaceutical laboratories and specialist facilities (including a Clinical Simulation Centre, a Dance Psychology Lab), our £15 million Sports Village, the University of Hertfordshire is an outstanding place to study, live and work. Our £50 million new science building brings all our state-of-the-art facilities, including labs and research technology, together under one roof.
We have strong links with industry and educational institutions across the globe, providing you with excellent opportunities to travel and gain valuable work experience with some of the biggest players in industry. Our close links with these employers mean that our courses provide you with the most up to date knowledge and skills that employers look for in graduates.
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Two semesters: £10,950
Stage 1: Two semesters
Stage 2: Two semesters
Stage 1: January and September
Stage 1: University Foundation (Entry Point)
- Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
- Principles of Computing
- Chemistry A
- Maths 1
- Biology A
- Biology B
- Chemistry B
- Maths 2
Progression rule to Stage 2
Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules except ILSC which is 60% with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.
Stage 2: First Year Degree in Life and Medical Sciences
HIC provide subject specialist skill progression classes during integrated first year degree.
Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study a collection of modules, totalling 120 credits.
Progression rule to Stage 3
Minimum 40% pass mark all modules with minimum 85% attendance required.
Employment & career options
Previous graduates have gone to work in a variety of roles such as Agronomist, Anatomist, Animal Scientist, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineering. Some employers of our life science graduates have been Johnson Matthey, BUPA, NHS, Ministry Of Defence, RAF.