South Eastern Regional College

Access Certificate In Foundation Studies

South Eastern Regional College
In Bangor, Downpatrick, Newtownards and another venue.

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Typology A Level
Location At 4 venues (Northern Ireland)
Description

This programme is open to mature students who have been out of formal education for more than 2 years. The programme is run in conjunction with Queens University, Belfast and is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Facilities (4)
Where and when

Location

Starts

Bangor (County Down)
3 Castle Park Road, BT20 4TD

Starts

On request
Downpatrick (County Down)
See map
110 Market Street, BT30 6ND

Starts

On request
Lisburn (County Down)
39 Castle Street, BT27 4SU

Starts

On request
Newtownards (County Down)
See map
81 Victoria Avenue, BT23 7ED

Starts

On request

To take into account

· Requirements

All you need for this course is to be out of formal education for a minimum of 2 years and with the assistance of our professional staff you can gain a third level qualification. Prior to enrolment students must undertake an informal interview.

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Course programme


Access Certificate In Foundation Studies

Code: 71346

Department: University Access

Short Description: This programme is open to mature students who have been out of formal education for more than 2 years. The programme is run in conjunction with Queens University, Belfast and is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

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Where will it take me? Onto a higher level qualification at University or F.E. College.

What's it all about? This programme is all about giving students with no formal qualifications an opportunity to progress to University to do a degree of their choice. Many of our past students have successfully completed degrees in Nursing, Social Work, Law, Humanities, Science and many more.

The course consists of 6 modules. All students must do Study Skills and 5 other modules that fit their career pathway. These optional modules may include Sociology, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Maths, English Literature and History.

How will this course make me more employable? This course is equivalent to 3 A Levels and is accepted by Universities for entry to many of their courses.

How will I be assessed? Each module is assessed using a combination of end of unit exams and course work.

Why choose us? At SERC our Access students are guaranteed a quality learning experience and an opportunity to progress to University. This course takes you from having no qualifications to a position where you can progress to higher education.

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Access Certificate In Foundation Studies Bangor

Places Available: 50

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 18/06/2011

Hours per week: 18

Hours Total: 648

Expected length: 2 Year

Contact: MR Boyd-Carson or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time
Access Certificate In Foundation Studies (Fasttrack) Bangor

Places Available: 50

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 18/06/2011

Hours per week: 18

Hours Total: 648

Expected length: 1 Year

Contact: MR McRitchie or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time
Access Certificate In Foundation Studies - Year 1 Downpatrick

Places Available: 50

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 18/06/2011

Hours per week: 18

Hours Total: 648

Expected length: 2 Year

Contact: MS Bradley or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time
Access Certificate In Foundation Studies (FastTrack) Downpatrick

Places Available: 22

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 18/06/2011

Hours per week: 2.5

Hours Total: 85

Expected length: 1 Year

Contact: MS Bradley or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time
Access Certificate In Foundation Studies - Year 2 Downpatrick

Places Available: 50

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 18/06/2011

Hours per week: 18

Hours Total: 648

Expected length: 2 Year

Contact: MS Bradley or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time
Access Certificate In Foundation Studies Lisburn

Places Available: 22

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 11/06/2011

Hours per week: 18

Hours Total: 630

Expected length: 2 Year

Contact: MR McRitchie or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time
Access Certificate In Foundation Studies (Fast Track) Lisburn

Places Available: 20

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 11/06/2011

Hours per week: 18

Hours Total: 612

Expected length: 1 Year

Contact: MRS Huisman or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time
Access Certificate In Foundation Studies Newtownards

Places Available: 25

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 18/06/2011

Hours per week: 18

Hours Total: 648

Expected length: 2 Year

Contact: MR McRitchie or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time
Access Certificate In Foundation Studies (FastTrack) Newtownards

Places Available: 100

Starting Week: 30/08/2010

Last Week: 18/06/2011

Hours per week: 18

Hours Total: 648

Expected length: 1 Year

Contact: MR McRitchie or Customer Services

Attendance: Full-Time


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