Start Date2 Sept 2024
Duration2 years full time / 3 years part time
Course: Ulster University Level 5 Foundation Degree (FdSc) Applied and Medical SciencesCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 02/09/2024Fees:
- Site location Strand Road
- Biochemistry and Human Nutrition
- Laboratory Skills and Safety
- Cell Biology
- Introduction to Evidence Based Professional Practice
- Work Based Learning 1 and 2
- Introduction to Biology and Chemistry for Bioscience
- Introduction to Laboratory Practice for Applied and Medical Sciences
- Human Physiology and Anatomy
- Scientific Communication, Maths and Statistics for Bioscience
- Chemistry and Pharmacology
- Professional Practice in the Laboratory
UK Requirements48 UCAS points including an A-Level pass in a science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or equivalent), AND GCSE English Grade C or equivalent (e.g. Essential Skills Level 2 Communications) and GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent (Please Note - Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy is not accepted). Interview required. Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may be considered for entry. For more details visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply
ROI Requirements48 UCAS points consisting of passes in five approved subjects to include a minimum of 3 at Higher Leaving Cert Pass (Grade D/H6) one of which should be in Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or equivalent) + OLC (Grade 04 or above) to include Maths and English. Interview required Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may be considered for entry. For more details visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply
In your final year, you are expected to complete work-based learning module(s) which will consist of a total of 320 hours of placement - a great opportunity to boost your CV.
Further StudyStudents from this course can progress to Year 2 of a range of related degree programmes at Ulster University or elsewhere; or can enter at Year 1 of a wide range of degree courses.
Career ProspectsAs a result of completing this course, you may also explore employment opportunities in this field which could include; Pharmacy Technician, Dietetic Assistant, Cardiology Technician, Audiology Technician, Basic Level Pharmacology staff, School Technicians and Assistant grade Professionals.
This course is assessed by a variety of assessment methods to include written reports, examinations, work-based projects and portfolio, academic poster presentations, workplace observation of practice and tests of practical competence.
In the future I would love to work as a TV or film stylist. My course is great, very hands on and the tutors really motivate you. I was delighted to receive a Best in Further Education award from the college this year!Georgia PaterasHairdressing (Level 3 Diploma)
I've won 11 awards at independent film festivals, including Best Director and Best Short Film. The support I received at NWRC gave me the confidence to pursue my passion.Ryan O'Connor (BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media. Film, TV and Radio)