Start Date6 Sep 2021
Course: UU Level 5 Foundation Degree Medical and Applied Sciences (FdSc)Campus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021
- Site location Strand Road
- Dates 06/09/2021 - 16/06/2023
- 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.
One day you can be fixing things, putting flanges and pipes together and the next day you can be doing something completely different like changing drives.Jack McLaughlin
Ryan was one of 90 local construction apprentices who competed at the Construction and Industry Training Board (CITB) regional finals, which took place at our Greystone Campus in Limavady. He will now go on to represent Northern Ireland at Skills Show UK, and potentially Worldskills 2019 in Russia.Ryan Carlysle