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Progression requirements

Foundation Science allows progression to the following schools, provided students perform well during the foundation course and meet the progression requirements as outlined below.

School/Course

Module Requirements

Overall Requirements

Life Sciences (except Sport and Exercise Science)

C10FY3 55% and C10FCL 55%

Overall Pass 40%

Sport and Exercise Science (Life Sciences)

C10FY3 60% and C10FCL 60%

Overall average of 60%

Biosciences

C10FY3 55% and C10FCL 55% (MNutr/Dietetics – see below)*1

Overall Pass 40%

Chemistry*

C10FCL 60% Overall average of 60%

Physiotherapy (Health Sciences)**

C10FY3 60% and C10FCL 60%

Overall Pass 40%

Sport Rehabilitation and Exercise Science (Health Sciences)** C10FY3 55% and C10FCL 55% Overall Pass 40%

Medical Physiology and Therapeutics (Medicine)

C10FY3 55% and C10FCL 55%

Overall Pass 40%

Pharmacy 

C10FCL 60%

X10ESA 65% X10ESB 65% (if taken)

Overall average of 60% and subject to a successful interview (see below)*2

Pharmaceutical Sciences

C10FCL 60%

X10ESA 65% X10ESB 65% (if taken)

 Overall average of 60%

Psychology

(international students only)

X10ESA 55% X10ESB 55% (if taken)

Overall average of 60%

 

*1 Progression to dietetics is only available to HEU students and is subject to further application and a successful interview. Students also have to gain 55% in C10FY3, 55% in C10FCL and an overall average of 55%

*2 Progression to pharmacy. International students who wish to be considered for progression to pharmacy are encouraged to apply for the foundation year through UCAS. All students interested in progression to pharmacy may be required to give further information and are not guaranteed selection for interview. If invited for interview they will be expected to show motivations for being a pharmacist, knowledge of the profession, scientific understanding and demonstration of good communication skills.

* The following courses only:

Chemistry -  BSc Hons F100, Chemistry MSci Hons F101, Chemistry with a Year in Industry MSci Hons F105, Chemistry with an International Study Year MSci Hons F103, Medicinal and Biological Chemistry BSc Hons FC17, Medicinal and Biological Chemistry MSci Hons FC1R, Medicinal and Biological Chemistry with an Assessed Year in Industry MSci Hons CF71.

** Progression to both physiotherapy and sports rehabilitation and exercise science is subject to interview. 

School of Life Sciences

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham NG7 2UH

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