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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Science)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Open College Network West Midlands Region
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 11th September 2023
Cost £3,624.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Science) Biology, Chemistry and Applied Science (Pathway A) is for those (19+) returning to education and wishing to pursue a degree, and subsequent career in an aspect of Biology (e.g. Microbiology, Genetics, Biomedicine) or Chemistry.It is essential for Health Sector degrees, such as Dietetics, and suitable for competitive degrees such as Midwifery, Paramedic, and Physiotherapy.You should have a GCSE grade 4 in English and/or maths. Alternatively, you must have a functional skills Level 2 qualification should your chosen university accept this.This pathway is also offered as a part-time course delivered one day a week over two years. In addition, there is an Access to Higher Education Diploma (Science) Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (Pathway B) course that is more suitable for those wanting a degree and career in these subjects, or in any branch of engineering.You may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to pay for your course fees, which you will not have to repay if you progress to University and complete your degreeIt is desirable if you have a clear idea of the university course that you would like to apply forPlease check your Higher Education institute choice/s for their entry requirementsBoth maths and English GCSE grade 4 (or equivalent) are required for all Access to HE Diplomas (exceptions will be considered if you do not need this criteria in order to progress to your selected Higher Education Institute)The Diploma is accredited by Open College Network West Midlands.

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You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in Maths, You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in English,

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Biochemistry Cell Biology Cell Metabolism Body Systems and Homeostasis Gene Technology Atomic Structure and Bonding Chemical Elements and Reactions Chemical Equilibrium Functional groups Medical Physics

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