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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 16th September 2024
Cost £3,384.00
Cost description Cost to be confirmed.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

"GCSE maths, English and Science grade C or above. Complete initial assessments in English and maths and a short piece of writing at the interview session to assess suitability for the course." interview "

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"A one year course designed to equip over 19s with the skills, confidence and academic qualification to enable them to progress to university. As a learner on this qualification you will be offered a coherent, integrated and supported year of study through which you will gain the knowledge, awareness, skills and confidence necessary for successful undergraduate study in a range of science and biomedical related progression routes. Aims: - To provide HE progression opportunities for adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances, do not have the necessary qualifications; - To give learners a general introduction to the basic concepts, methods and key areas of knowledge within the core disciplines taken and offer a coherent and stimulating framework within which they can broaden their intellectual outlook and make connections between subject areas; - To help learners to develop and consolidate the various skills required to enable them to cope successfully with the demands of undergraduate study and to become independent, self-directed learners; -To establish a positive and supportive learning environment within which learners can build their confidence through successful learning and the sharing of their experience; The course is 12 hours a week class contact time over 3 or 4 days. At least 20 hours per week self-directed study. 32 weeks."

Find out what material you will need.

Access to a computer, basic stationery, portfolio

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

"Assessment consists of: - Formal written examinations - Oral presentations - Formal essays - Written reports - Assignments - Exams At any one time you will be working on at least 3/4 different assignments all due at the same time."

"Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. These may include:

- Biochemistry
- Chemistry
- Biology
- Pharmacy
- Biomedical Science
- Neuroscience
- Ophthalmic"

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Name Stanmore College - Main Site
Address Elm Park
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Phone 02084207700
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