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Lancaster University

Natural Sciences (Study Abroad)

UCAS Code: CFG1

Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,A-A*,A,A

A level grade A in two sciences from the following; Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics or Psychology.

Access to HE Diploma

D:45

45 Level 3 credits at Distinction in a science based diploma. We will assess the qualification on an individual basis and will look for substantial study of relevant science at Distinction level. Please contact the Admissions Team for further advice.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

38-36

with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects including two science subjects at HL grade 6

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*DD-DDD

to include sufficient science. We require Distinctions in majority of relevant science units. We will assess the qualification on an individual basis and will look for substantial study of relevant science at Distinction level. Please contact the Admissions Team for further advice.

UCAS Tariff

144-152

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100%
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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

The Natural Sciences course at Lancaster allows you to study two or more science subjects throughout your degree course. You spend either the second or third year of your course at a prestigious North American university and the marks gained in this year count towards your final degree assessment. The fourth year of the MSci is aimed at students seeking a career in research and development and contains a major research project.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Lancaster University

Department:

Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC)

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