Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course. This can help if you need to combine study with part time employment and family commitments.
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You would like to re-train or pursue a career in the Science and Technology industry.
Although there aren't any specific entry requirements for this Access to Science course, all applicants will need to undertake an initial assessment and interview to determine their ability to study at this level.
A range of units including -
- Heart and Circulation
- Human Disease and Immunity
- Human Movement
- Human Nutrition and Digestion
- Ventilation, Respiration and Energy
- Biological Molecules
- Enzymes and Nucleic Acids
- Core Chemistry
- Formulae, Equations and the Mole
- Use of Statistics
- Medical Physics
- Physics for Health Professionals
You will also study a range of Study Skills units.
To be assessed via a range of methods including essays, reports, presentations and lab experimentation.
Being based at Bicton College, set within an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of Devon with the latest in modern facilities and equipment.
Students can progress onto an Honours Degree, Higher National Diploma or a Foundation Degree in a range of science based disciplines that can be loosely grouped under the physical sciences - Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Gemma Wilkinson Access to Science
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.