Foundation in Clinical Sciences/Medicine


Entry 2018


UCAS code


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The course has been great, we've had lots of opportunities to go out into the community and speak to people, and improve our employability skills. Then we've had the chance to do a dissection - a full human body dissection. The labs here are just amazing, and that's because of the amount of research that goes on here. Emily Davison BSc Clinical Sciences, 2016

Entry requirements

A levels

To include at least two A-levels minimum grade C. No more than 12 points from Key Skills or any other scheme can count towards the total UCAS tariff points.

BTEC Extended Diploma

DMM. There are no specific subject requirements.

Applicants on Access Programmes

106 UCAS tariff points from an Access to Higher Education Diploma. There are no specific subject requirements.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

104 UCAS tariff points to include 2 HL subjects at grade 5 plus HL 3 or SL 4 in Maths and English Language and Literature A or English B.

Plus minimum of

GCSE English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry (or Dual Award Science) at grade C or 4.

Additional entry requirements

As part of the selection process, short-listed candidates are invited to a Selection day prior to making offers.

English language requirements

Minimum IELTS at 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each sub-test) or the equivalent.

If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details »

Learning and assessment

In Stage 1 you will acquire and learn to evaluate a broad knowledge of a variety of scientific and healthcare topics, which underpin the BSc in Clinical Science and the MBChB programme at Leeds. You will begin to develop the appropriate attitudes required for autonomous learning.

In Stages 2 and 3 you will be able to select a pathway from core and optional modules according to your personal strengths and career aspirations.

In Stage 2 you will extend your knowledge and understanding in disease processes and the social impact of disease. You will be more reliant on self-directed learning and be introduced to the analysis and synthesis of information. This is assessed in an investigative report.

At stage 3 you will further develop your specialist subject knowledge and analytical skills. You will be able to demonstrate this knowledge and analytical skills in essay-based examinations, a variety of coursework assignments and a substantial critical dissertation.

This is the current course information. Modules and course details may change, subject to the University's programme approval, monitoring and review procedures. The University reserves the right to alter or withdraw courses, services and facilities as described on our website without notice and to amend Ordinances, Regulations, fees and charges at any time. Students should enquire as to the up-to-date position when applying for their course of study.