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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 General Science and 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
    6 Sep 2021
  • 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: 06/09/2021
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Awarding Body
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Course Modules

  • Core Studies
  • Maths for Science Calculations 1
  • General Science A
  • General Science B
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Maths for Science Calculations 2
  • 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 be at least 19 years of age at point of course commencement, in addition students must have been away from full-time education for at least two years. Interview required.

ROI Requirements

Students will be required to provide evidence of a basic competence in English and Mathematics and be at least 19 years of age at point of course commencement, in addition students must have been away from full-time education for at least two years. Interview required.

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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    There’s such a social and friendly atmosphere at the college. My lecturers are extremely supportive and the facilities are first class.
    Leroy Grant (Barbering)
  • Image of Vanessa Canning
    My time at NWRC gave me the confidence to open my own Beauty Salon. Now I'm a part-time lecturer for the College.
    Vanessa Canning

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