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Science (Level 3 Access Diploma)

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Adult Learning (Access to Higher Education)

Course Overview

Designed for committed adult learners without formal qualifications, this course provides the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification which can be used to progress to university degree study, secure employment or change/ improve career opportunities. The proposed science programme will be student-centred and encourage self-confidence and development through a structured programme consisting of core modules including Core Scientific & Laboratory Skills, Mathematics and Fundamentals of Science leading on to optional modules which include Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Maths for Science Calculations.You will be required to provide evidence of a basic competence in written and oral communication in English and Numeracy skills, as well as demonstrating your motivation for and an ability to cope with the academic demands of the course.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 year full time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
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  • Course: Ulster University Level 3 Access Diploma Science
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Awarding Body
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Course Modules

  • Introductory Mathematics for Science
  • Core Scientific & Laboratory Skills
  • Fundamentals of Science
  • Maths for Science Calculations
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Students will be required to provide evidence of a basic competence in English and Mathematics and must be a minimum of 19 years of age on 1 July in year of entry and have been away from full-time education for at least two years.

ROI Requirements

Students will be required to provide evidence of a basic competence in English and Mathematics and must be a minimum of 19 years of age on 1 July in year of entry and have been away from full-time education for at least two years.

Work Placement

n/a

What's Next?

Further Study

This course will enable you to progress to a wide variety of courses in the sciences and beyond. It will provide you with the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification which can be used to progress to university degree study, secure employment, or change/ improve career opportunities.

Career Prospects

Previous progression routes for successful students have included: Chemical Engineering Biomedical Science Radiography (Diagnostic/Therapeutic) Environmental health Biochemistry Environmental Science Physiotherapy Biology Biochemistry Nursing Dietetics Podiatry

Enquiry

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