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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Science)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Ascentis
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Free Courses for Jobs
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 11th September 2024
Cost £3,384.00
Cost description Advanced Learner Loan.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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If you live in England, you might be able to do this course for FREE, see 'Additional Information' tab for more details. Apply today and our team will confirm if you could qualify for free place, with no obligation. An Access to Higher Education course is for students (19+) who have been out of full-time education for one or more years and would like to go on to higher education but do not have the formal qualifications needed. It is appropriate for those returning to education after a number of years, for example in employment, bringing up a family or having a career break. A high level of motivation is required to complete the course. This course provides teaching and learning to enable mature students (19+) to gain the skills and knowledge to cope well with the academic demands of Higher Education. Guildford College has links with local universities, although many students progress to universities much further afield as well. The course is taught by highly qualified staff who have considerable experience in teaching adult students. Benefits of studying with Activate Learning:Designed exclusively for adults (19+), Supportive environment provided through tutors with subject expertise and includes guidance webinars for every moduleOne year programme equivalent to three A Levels, allowing you to achieve the qualification you need to progress to universityWidely recognised and accepted qualification by UK universities. This is validated and moderated by Ascentis under licence f

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

To be eligible for a place on this programme, you must have a GCSE at grade 4 (C) or above in maths, or a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification. This applies to our Engineering pathway as well as our Science B pathway (with Physics) and Science C (with maths). It is advisable that you have a grade 4 (C) or above in English prior to starting your

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Mathematics:, Mathematics for HE, Calculus, .Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Genetics, Pathogens and Disease, Nutrition, .Chemistry, Foundations of Chemistry, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, .ISU: Mandatory Unit, Chemistry, Biology, Scientific Project, .

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A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be employed including lectures, seminars, small group work and class discussions. You will be provided with a course handbook detailing the structure and processes of the programme. Guidance is given throughout the course in subject choices, study skills, career and higher education opportunities.

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Funding Options: To be eligible for funding, you will need to live in England. Anyone in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland will need to self-fund the course. Level 3 Entitlement fee remission: If you are aged 19-23 and do not hold a prior full Level 3 qualification, you may be eligible to study the course for free. This would also depend on your

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A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be employed including lectures, seminars, small group work and class discussions. You will be provided with a course handbook detailing the structure and processes of the programme. Guidance is given throughout the course in subject choices, study skills, career and higher education opportunities.

Students who complete the Access to Science Diploma can progress to university to study for degrees in Biological or Biomedical Science, Environmental Science, Pharmacology, Sports Science, Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry, Forensics, Radiography and other science related degrees.

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Name Guildford College
Address Stoke Road
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 1EZ
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Email enquiries@activatelearning.ac.uk
Website https://guildford.activatelearning.ac.uk
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