Southport College

Access to Higher Education Diploma Science and Allied Medical Professions

Southport College
In Southport

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Typology A Level
Location Southport
Duration 32 Weeks
  • A Level
  • Southport
  • Duration:
    32 Weeks
Description

This course is designed to enable those over 19 the opportunity to gain the necessary academic qualifications for entry into science or other allied medical professions.

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Southport
Mornington Road, PR9 0TT, Merseyside, England
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Location
Southport
Mornington Road, PR9 0TT, Merseyside, England
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· Requirements

Ideally candidates should possible a GCSE in English and Maths at Grade C or above, however, this is not essential as candidates may study the Level 2 Certificate in Adult Literacy and the Level 2 Certificate in Adult Numaracy alongside the Access to HE Diploma course. There are no other specific entry requirements, however, acceptance on the course is subject to interview to ensure that each...

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Course programme

Access to Higher Education Diploma - Science and Allied Medical Professions

Course Aims:
This course is designed to enable those over 19 the opportunity to gain the necessary academic qualifications for entry into science or other allied medical professions.

Course Content:
Students will study a range of science options including:

Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics

In addition there are mandatory core options which include English, Mathematics, IT, Personal Development and Research Skills.

Progression:
Students who are successful in gaining the Access to Higher Education Diploma - Science and Allied Medical Professions pathway are able to progress on to study at degree level. Many courses are available but could include: Medicine, Dentistry, Archaeology, Police and Criminal Investigation, Food and Nutrition, Science and Football, Wildlife Conservation, Genetics, Bioveterinary Science, Nuclear Engineering, Materials Science.

Students from 07/08 have gone on to study Radiography, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Nursing, Podiatry, Dietetics, Nutrition, Pharmacy and Environmental Science.

Awarding Body:
Open College Network North West Region - OCNNWR

Exam:
There will be a mix of continuous assessment methods - essays, case studies, centre set examinations.

Qualification:
Access to Higher Education Diploma - Science and Allied Medical Professions

Level:
3

Duration:
The course will last for 32 weeks and will be offered over three days.

Please Note:
Courses are offered subject to viability of group size as defined by Southport College. The information in this leaflet is accurate at the date of printing only. Please refer to Southport College for confirmation.


Entry Requirement
Ideally candidates should possible a GCSE in English and Maths at Grade C or above, however, this is not essential as candidates may study the Level 2 Certificate in Adult Literacy and the Level 2 Certificate in Adult Numaracy alongside the Access to HE Diploma course. There are no other specific entry requirements, however, acceptance on the course is subject to interview to ensure that each applicants aims match the programme, they have the ability to benefit from the programme and that they have the potential to achieve.
Students whose first language is not English should have IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Any learners who do not have a sufficient level of written English would be advised to complete relevant ESOL qualifications prior to enrolling on a Access to HE course.

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