Students on this programme experience university teaching and research from the first day of their studies. You will attend lectures and practical laboratory sessions in the Science Schools combined with classes to develop your skills. The programme has a high success rate, and graduates of the programme have gone on to study for degrees at St Andrews and other top UK universities.
Academically able international students (not from the EU/UK) whose high school qualifications are not recognised for application to an undergraduate degree at St Andrews. Applicants should be due to leave school soon or have left school within the past 12 to 24 months and have not yet studied at university.
Applicants must have studied sciences at school and be able to offer strong grades in any subjects that are relevant to their intended degree. For example, Maths if you wish to study Computer Science, Physics if you plan to study Astronomy, or Chemistry if would like to do Biology.