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What makes a pathway in Science or Health at the University of Worcester International College (UWIC) special?

The School of Science and the Environment has educational and research expertise across many disciplines, offering top quality undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a friendly and supportive fashion using modern approaches to learning and teaching. The School provides an exciting and attractive environment in which to study as a student or to engage in your research. From global warming to crime scene analysis, our world leading research focuses on today’s key challenges. 

Working in collaboration with different disciplines and with other universities, private industry and the public sector, we see science as a means to achieve real-life benefits. A firm foundation of academic excellence enables us to support and inspire the scientists of the future. The University has invested in excellent skills and simulation facilities to support learning including a psychology lab, skills room and a dedicated Ability House, a state-of-the-art facility providing students with an environment to learn practical skills relevant to their course.



We add value to individuals and organisations by:

  • Working to improve business productivity and opportunity through research and consultancy
  • Improving the regional knowledge economy
  • Enhancing business opportunities for the region
  • Attracting new students, staff and businesses to the region
  • Providing a focal point for discussions and activities to support business growth programmes

Pathways at the University of Worcester

Entry requirements

What qualifications will you need?

Entry requirements

Stage 1 (Foundation)

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C/4 grade average overall

Stage 2 (First year degree)

64 UCAS tariff points at A/AS Level / Completion of secondary school studies plus one further year of study

Please visit our entrance requirements page to find out more about equivalent qualifications from your own country.

English language requirements

The language of instruction at UWIC is English. To attain entry into the undergraduate or postgraduate pathway, you must be able to demonstrate you have a suitable level of English proficiency.

Course content

What will you study?

Stage 1

University Foundation

Compulsory Study Skills and Communication
Critical Thinking
Numerical Skills
ICT Skills and Mass Communication

Foundations in Science and Health

Stages 2, 3 and 4

Stages 2, 3 and 4 follow the module structure of the First, Second and Third year of the University of Worcester degree programme that you decide to progress on to. Please see the relevant course page for details:  

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Why choose UWIC?

Find out why the University of Worcester International College could be your perfect way to study in the UK.

Find out more about UWIC



Successful completion of this pathway will lead to one of the following awards from the University of Worcester:

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The City of Worcester

Discover why Worcester is such a great student city.

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Study duration and location

Study duration and location


Stage 1: Two semesters only

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September, January

Stage 2: September

Study Location

City Campus 
University of Worcester 
Castle Street 


How much will it cost?

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for 2020/21 academic year

  • University Foundation - £12,240
  • International First Year Degree - £13,190
  • Second and Third Year Degree - £12,700 per year

For more information on fees, please visit our UWIC admission and fees page.

All fees are subject to inflation and annual review. Fees for the 2021/22 academic year will be available soon.


Finding the right accommodation is paramount to your university experience. Our halls of residence are home to friendly student communities, making them great places to live and study.

We have over 1,000 rooms across our range of student halls. With rooms to suit every budget and need, from our 'Traditional Hall' at £108 per week to 'En-suite Extra' at £184 per week (2021/22 prices).

For full details visit our accommodation page.

How to apply