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2020/21 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Healthcare)

Programme code:BS-IIFY/HECSUCAS code:
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Anne Lawrence Contact

Total credits: 120

Entry requirements:

Academic Requirements: Applicants are required to achieve specific grades in an appropriate qualification (usually deemed equivalent to AS Level).

English Language Requirements: Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of English language skills equivalent to IELTS Overall score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

International Pathways Centre

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

The Examination Boards of the University Schools / Centres responsible for delivering the modules.

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

The initial year (IFY) of the programme is at NQF level 3 and QAA Subject Benchmarks are not applicable. Years 1-3 are already validated full degree programmes and are referenced to subject benchmarks.

Programme specification:

The Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Healthcare) is an extended 4-year degree. It offers an opportunity to those international students who have the potential and motivation to succeed, but who do not yet have the formal qualifications required for entry to Year 1 of a University of Leeds Healthcare-related undergraduate degree programme.

The International Foundation Year will provide a firm grounding in the subjects required for the students’ intended continued undergraduate study. Successful completion of the initial year will guarantee you progression onto your chosen undergraduate degree at Leeds.

Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students will be required to study the following compulsory module:

ELU0034Academic Study Skills for Dentistry, Medicine and Healthcare Professions40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Optional modules:

Student will also be required to completed 80 credits in two additional science subjects.


CHEM0811Elementary General and Inorganic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
CHEM0821Elementary Physical Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
CHEM0831Elementary Organic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
CHEM0841Elementary Analytical Chemistry and Chemistry Project10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)


LLLC0138Biology for International Foundation Year (1)15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LLLC0139Biology for International Foundation Year (2)15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LLLC0179The Biology of Populations10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)


MATH0111Elementary Differential Calculus (Version 1)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH0212Elementary Integral Calculus (Version 1)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH0360Introduction to Applied Mathematics 110 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH0365Foundation Probability and Statistics10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH0370Introduction to Applied Mathematics 210 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)


PHYS0016Thermal and Materials Physics10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS0025Waves and Particles10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PHYS0036Fields and Electricity10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS0040Physics Laboratory10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Last updated: 21/08/2020 09:11:39


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