Students will work towards achieving an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Sciences.
The programme is equivalent to 3 A-levels
Students will study Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Research based units. This allows for progression onto a wide range of science and allied health and medical professions in the future.
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Learners will need to have GCSE grade 4/C or above, FS L2. IELTS can be sat alongside the course at college if students to not have GCSE/FS English.
A level 2 diploma in science/GCSE Science
A mixture of practical lab experiments, assignments, examinations and presentations. This is aligned to assessment methods at university to ensure learners are prepared for the transition.
Aims of the course
Learners will be prepared for the demands of a BSc degree in science or health.
The intensive nature of the course and the inclusion of level 3 maths is appreciated by universities in preparing students for higher level study within the sciences.
You could choose to progress onto the following:
- BSc Biomedical Science
- BSc Radiography (therapeutic or diagnostic)
- BSc Paramedic Science
- BSc Speech and Language therapy
- BSc Physiotherapy
- BSc Occupational Health
- BSc Pharmaceutical Sciences
- BSc Biological Engineering
- BSc Chemical/ Petroleum Engineering
The course will be delivered over 2-3 days per week.
Biomedical scientist Radiographer
Paramedic Career options may include:
- Speech and Language Therapist
- Occupational Health Practitioner
- Doctor (with further post graduate study)