Start Date6 Sep 2021
Duration2 years full time / 3 years part time
Course: UU Level 5 Foundation Degree Medical and Applied Sciences (FdSc)Campus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
- 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 (Please Note - Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy is not accepted). Interview requiredAccreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may be considered for entry. For more details visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply
ROI Requirements48 UCAS points including 1 Higher Leaving Cert Pass (Grade D/H6) in Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or equivalent) + OLC (Grade 04 or above) to include Maths, English and Science. Interview required Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) may be considered for entry. For more details visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply
In year 2 of the full-time programme you are expected to complete two work-based modules 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.
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