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Qualification name Access to Higher Education Diploma: Pharmacy and Bio-Medical Sciences
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Open College Network London Region
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 9th September 2024
Cost description Please contact for further details
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The subjects most suited to your choice of career and/or higher education qualification are: Human Biology; Biology; Chemistry; Further Chemistry; Physics. You will be advised at interview as to which subjects you should choose by staff who have vast experience in a wide array of career areas and excellent contacts with a host of local and national higher education providers, including many universities. The programme includes weekly study skills sessions and level 3 English to prepare you for higher education, including group and one-to-one support tutorials. You will be required to study GCSE English or Maths where appropriate to do so and there will be the opportunity to improve your computing and IT skills via a number of individually tailored packages.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Although applicants for our Access to HE Diploma require few set formal qualifications, a GCSE at grade C or above in either English or Maths is required. You will also be asked to complete diagnostic assessments in both English and Maths to establish that you are ready to study at level 3. In addition, students need good motivation and a commitment to complete the Diploma and proceed on to a degree or other higher education qualification locally or elsewhere throughout the United Kingdom.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

The programme is taught by a mixture of classroom teaching, key skills, tutorials, assignments and self-directed study. You will have a variety of assessment methods including essays, presentation, seminars and time-constrained assignments.

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Name COPC Highbury Campus
Address Tudor Crescent
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Phone 023 9238 3131
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