Pembrokeshire College

Access to Higher Education (Science)

Pembrokeshire College
In Haverfordwest

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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Haverfordwest (Wales)
Duration 1 Day
  • A Level
  • Haverfordwest (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Day
Description

This course is designed for mature students who require qualifications to gain entry onto a diploma or degree level course. The two main themes of the course are the human body and the environment.

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Where and when

Location

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Haverfordwest (Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro)
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Merlins Bridge, SA61 1SZ

Starts

On request

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Course programme

Access to Higher Education (Science) Course information
This course is designed for mature students who require qualifications to gain entry onto a diploma or degree level course. The two main themes of the course are the human body and the environment.

What you can do after this course
The course will provide an entry route for University courses in dietetics, physiotherapy, radiography, science based degrees including animal care, environmental science, food science and forensic science. Also useful for careers in science teaching, computer science and nursing. Students can also progress to Pembrokeshire College courses such as BSC/HND in Coastal Zone Management, Sports Science and Computer Studies.

Entry requirements
  • Successful applicants will normally have substantial experience of life outside of formal education, gained since completing compulsory schooling.
  • The College welcomes applicants over 21 years of age, each application is considered on individual merit and formal qualifications may not be required dependant upon experience

What you will learn
The Access to Science is an intense modular course.

How you will learn
  • Through lectures, assignments, practical sessions and essays
  • Practice will also be given in exam technique

Skills you will develop
Units covered:
  • Humans and Physical Health
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Mathematics for Scientists
  • Optional unit - Physical Science

Benefits of studying at Pembrokeshire College
Students also have the opportunity to participate in the Pembrokeshire Darwin Science Festival. This includes visits, field trips and the chance to meet leading scientists and participate in scientific research projects.

How you will be assessed
All students will be assessed throughout the year, via a variety of methods which include:
  • Projects
  • Practical sessions
  • Essays
  • Group presentations and videos

Things you may need for this course
Scientific calculator

Fees
Full time course - no course fees


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