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Medical and Applied Sciences (UU) (Yr 1 of 3) (Level 5 Ulster University Foundation Degree)

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Course Overview

Modules of study will include: Introduction to Biology and Chemistry for Bioscience, Scientific Communication, Maths and Statistics for Bioscience, Human Physiology & Anatomy, Chemistry, Laboratory Practice for Applied & Medical Sciences, Cell Biology, Biochemistry and Human Nutrition, Professional Practice in the Laboratory, Lab Skills and Safety, Introduction to Evidence-based Professional Practice and Work Based Learning. The course will be delivered over 6 semesters which is equivalent to 3 years of study. In year 3, you are expected to complete a work based learning module which will consist of 320 hours work in a science based industry.
  • Start Date
    22 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    2 years full time / 3 years part time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Ulster University Foundation Degree Medical and Applied Sciences (UU) (Yr 1 of 3) Ref D236
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 22/09/2021
    (Wed: 9:00AM-5:00PM Thu: 9:00AM-5:00PM)
    Fees:
    Full £500.00
    Concession £200.00
    Examination £247.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

UK - 48 UCAS points including an A Level pass (D or above) in a Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or equivalent and Maths, AND GCSE English Grade C or equivalent (OR Essential Skills Level 2 Communications) and GCSE Maths Grade C. (Note: L2 Essential Skills Numeracy is not accepted.) ILC - 48 UCAS points including 2 Higher Leaving Cert passes (Grade D/H6) in Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths) + OLC (Grade 04 or above) to include Maths and Science.APEL (Accreditation of prior experiential learning) may be also be considered for entry; OR Non Standard Admissions (inc. APEL) will normally be agreed by the subject partnership manager.

What's Next?

Further Study

Students 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.

Additional Information

Upon completion of this course, you may progress into the second year of existing Honours degree programmes at Ulster University based on the 3 + 2 model (3 years part-time followed by 2 years at UU full-time). You can progress to similar degrees at other universities or begin to explore employment opportunities in this field including Pharmacy Technician, Dietetic assistant, Cardiology Technician, Audiology Technician, Basic Level Pharmacology staff, School technician and other similar roles.

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