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Ulster University Access Diploma Science

UU
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 UK 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.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
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: UU Access Diploma in Science
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Awarding Body
Ulster University logo

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

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

ROI Requirements

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

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 UK 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 Medical Laboratory Science Radiography Environmental health Biochemistry Environmental Science Physiotherapy Biology Biochemistry Nursing Podiatry

Enquiry

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