Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Science

In Newry

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location

    Newry (Northern Ireland)

  • Duration

    3 Years

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

This is a new course offered in conjunction with the University of Ulster and is an innovative programme designed to provide students with the necessary high-level skills needed to gain employment in the fast growing sector. Students successfully completing the proposed foundation degree programme will be able to progress on to courses in the areas of biology, biomedical sciences, biotechnology. This course is suitable for The Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Sciences will provide vocationally relevant science education for those wishing to follow careers in applied and medical sciences; producing competent individuals to meet local, regional and national needs.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Newry (County Down)
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East/West Buildings, Patrick Street, BT35 8DN

Starts

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Subjects

  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Human Biology
  • Medical Science
  • University
  • Medical
  • Medical training
  • Biomedical

Course programme


FOUNDATION DEGREE IN APPLIED AND MEDICAL SCIENCE

Who is this course for?
The Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Sciences will provide vocationally relevant science education for those wishing to follow careers in applied and medical sciences; producing competent individuals to meet local, regional and national needs.
How long is this course for?
3 years part time (including placement).
What will I study?
  • Skills for Applied and Medical Sciences
  • Introduction to Human Biology and disease
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • IT and biostatistics
  • Safe bio-analytical practice and risk assessment
  • Physiology and anatomy
  • Chemistry
  • Professional practice in applied and medical sciences
  • Cell Biology
  • Labs Skills and safety.

Attendance Part Time
How will I be assessed?
Learning and Teaching Methods:
Lectures, tutorials, seminars and presentations, practical sessions (involving independent and team work), workbased learning and case studies, self-directed learning employing computer-aided learning.

ASSESSMENT METHODS:
Written examinations and class tests. Coursework including presentations, problem-solving, laboratory and reports from work-based learning.

What can I do after the course?

This is a new course offered in conjunction with the University of Ulster and is an innovative programme designed to provide students with the necessary high-level skills needed to gain employment in the fast growing sector.

Students successfully completing the proposed foundation degree programme will be able to progress on to courses in the areas of biology, biomedical sciences, biotechnology, pharmacology, food and nutrition, and human nutrition and dietetics. Progression is available to the University of Ulster but students will also be able to take their qualification to other HE institutions

How do I apply?
Complete an application form (available from each campus) and return it to the Admissions Office at one of the campuses listed below.

Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Science

Price on request