Foundation prospectus

Pharmaceutical Science, Foundation Degree (Bromley College)

If you’re looking to get into pharmaceutical science, this foundation degree is a great place to start, equipping you with skills needed to work in relevant laboratory environments.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • You will have the option to progress to the BSc Hons degree with the University of Greenwich
  • The course contains embedded work-based learning modules.


Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Environmental Science


  • 2 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time

This foundation degree in pharmaceutical science has been designed in collaboration with industry employers to give you the skills you need to work in relevant laboratories. Through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical experiments, you will cover topics such as fundamental biology and physiology, essentials of pharmaceutical science, metabolism and disease, and pharmacology

Successful completion of the course will open up a number of career options, including research, journalism and laboratory positions, or you could look to progress to the final year of BSc Hons Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges, London South East Colleges, on its Bromley Campus.

What you will study


Course information is currently unavailable for this programme. Please contact for more information.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

  • 72 UCAS points, including one A-level in biology or chemistry or a BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science MMP.
  • GCSE grade C or above (9-4) in English language/literature and mathematics or equivalent.
  • Specific vocational, professional and other qualifications (e.g. NVQs, or suitable Access courses) are judged on merit according to their relevance as preparation for the course.
  • Applicants may also claim for Accreditation of Prior Learning or Accreditation of Prior Experimental Learning (APL or APEL respectively).
  • Students with EU or overseas qualifications may be admitted according to current university guidelines. Normally a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 will be necessary for admission for overseas students whose first language is not English.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Additional information


Students are assessed through coursework, including:

  • Practical project work
  • Examinations
  • Case studies
  • Essays.


Students have the option to progress to the final year of the BSc Hons Pharmaceutical Science programme at the University of Greenwich. 

Alternatively, students can be employed in pharmaceutical or other scientific laboratories.

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