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International Foundation Diploma - Applied Science

Science and scientists are involved in every aspect of life. Applied Science is basically placing scientific knowledge to practical use. International Foundation Diploma (IFD) in Applied Science is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to progress to the undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science, Biotechnology and related Science fields.

Course Details

  • Duration: One academic year
  • Awarding body: BMS
  • Intakes: March / September
  • Lectures: Tuesday–Friday
  • Progression: Leading to HD / Degree Year One
  • Academic Year: 2021

Entry Requirements

  • 16 years and above
  • Post Ordinary Level study
  • Competency in English language
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Aims of the Programme

  • Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of scientific theories and practices.
  • Acquire skills to conduct laboratory practicals and be able to interpret the results.
  • Acquire effective writing,reading and analytical skills for undergraduate study.
  • Develop confidence and fluency in English language for academic purposes.


On successful completion of all the modules (120 credits), you will be awarded the International Foundation Diploma (Applied Science). It provides a guaranteed pathway to Higher National Diploma leading to the final year of the degree.

Course Outline
Module Credits
Fundamentals of Chemistry 20
Applied Biology 20
Scientific Practical Techniques 20
Mathematics and Statistics 20
Academic Writing and Study Skills 20
Computing and Information Technology 20
Personal and Professional Development -