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University of Northampton International College

Foundation Pathway in Science

The University of Northampton offers you many opportunities to apply scientific principles to fieldwork and laboratory procedures so you can put your theory into practice and learn through practical skills. 

The faculty is focused on ensuring all students are able to gain the employment they desire and this includes opportunities to develop employability skills throughout your studies. Paid and volunteering positions through Unitemps and Employability Plus will allow you to develop an awareness of your transferable skills.
Our Foundation Science at UNIC is two semesters in duration and will equip you with the skills needed to excel in your university studies and beyond.


Year Stage 1: University Foundation - UNIC Stage 2: First Year Degree – School of Science and Technology / School of Health Stage 3: Second Year Degree - Science and Technology / School of Health Stage 4: Third Year Degree - Science and Technology / School of Health


£11,250 (Sept)

£12,700 (Sept)



*Fees quoted are for current academic year and are subject to increase in subsequent years



Stage 1: Two semesters


Stage 1: September, January

Stage 1: University Foundation


Numerical Techniques
ICT Skills
Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
Introduction to Life Systems 1
Introduction to Life Systems 2
Problem Solving, Creative and Analytical Thinking

Science degree pathways