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Foundation programmes have flexible entry requirements. For further information, visit www.carmel.ac.uk, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0)1744 452 213.
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% applicants receiving offers90%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This programme provides a route into a number of BSc (Hons) degrees in Earth or Ocean Sciences; it is especially suitable for students without a strong background in science. You will follow a Foundation Year at Carmel College (St Helens, nine miles from the University of Liverpool), where the class sizes are small and the standards of academic achievement high. You will then follow one from: Geology (F600) Geology and Physical Geography (F6F8) Geophysics (Geology) (F640) Geophysics (Physics) (F656) Ocean Sciences (F700) Geography and Oceanography (FF78) Mathematics with Ocean and Climate Sciences (G1F7) Marine Biology with Oceanography (C1F7) Based at Carmel College, St Helens, about nine miles from the main University precinct. The College offers small class sizes and high standards of academic achievement. You will follow three foundation modules chosen from Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Geography. Module choice depends on the programme you wish to follow after the Foundation Year.
Part of the Russell Group, the University of Liverpool is one of the oldest institutions in the country the original 'red brick' institution - with a rich history matching the wonderful city. Liverpool Guild of Students is a campaigning organisation, providing our membership with a huge range of opportunities to meet new people, gain skills and have fun.
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