BSc (Hons) Human Biology with Foundation Year progression

You are able to progress to selected courses relevant to human biology in Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry or the Faculty of Health and Human Science as detailed below.

Please note, however the University does not guarantee progression of an individual student to an individual course. There is competitive entry for a limited number of places and there are course specific criteria for progression.

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, BSc (Hons) Human Biosciences, BSc (Hons) Nutrition, Exercise and Health require an overall mean of at least 60 per cent averaged across all 120 credits.

BSc (Hons) Healthcare Sciences (Life Sciences), BSc (Hons) Healthcare Sciences (Physiological Sciences): there is competitive entry for a limited number of places on these courses. Applicants require an overall mean of at least 60 per cent averaged across all 120 credits. In addition these professionally regulated courses require applicants to successfully complete DBS, occupational health checks and a suitability interview.

BSc (Hons) Dental Therapy: there is competitive entry for up to five places. Applicants require an overall mean of at least 60 per cent averaged across all 120 credits. In addition this course requires applicants to successfully complete DBS, occupational health checks and a suitability interview. 

BSc (Hons) Optometry: there is competitive entry for up to ten places, and applicants require an overall mean of at least 75 per cent averaged across all 120 credits. In addition this course requires applicants to successfully complete DBS and occupational health checks.