Course


Access to Science and Health

Study Level


Level 3

Course Code


AMR00YBLF3

Location


Lowestoft Campus

Duration


1 Year

FT / PT


Full-time

The course offers a solid foundation in the major scientific areas to enable you to progress to university. You will need to be highly motivated and committed to the course and will be in college for approx 14 hours a week. The College has excellent Maths and English courses which can help get you to an appropriate level to enter this Access course.

You will study the following units:

  • Cells
  • Human Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Inheritance and Evolution
  • Introduction to Physical Science
  • HE study skills

Science pathway:

  • Bonding, Reactions and Organic Chemistry
  • Energetics, Kinetics and Redox
  • Environmental Biology or Scientific Report
  • Mathematics
  • Introductory Physics
  • Advanced Physics

Health pathway:

  • Foundation chemistry
  • Introduction to psychology
  • Psychology and health
  • Sociology of health and illness
  • Social policy

To find out more about Access courses click here.

Requirements

Applicants should preferably have GCSE English and Maths at grade 4/C or above but may be able to take one (not both) of these alongside the Access course depending on their current grade. You will also need to attend an interview where we will discuss your experience, ambitions and other relevant factors in order to ensure that the course is suitable for you.

Assessment

Assessment includes coursework assignments (structured questions, reports, essays, poster, presentation etc) and exams.

Progression

Employment opportunities can include research scientist, laboratory technician, teacher, nurse, ODP, paramedic, radiographer, Environment Agency work, biomedical scientist, to name but a few.

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