Access Foundation Diploma: Science (Level 2)

Access Foundation Diploma: Science (Level 2)

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Access Foundation Diploma: Science (Level 2)

The course provides foundation knowledge and an exemplary experience of laboratory practical work in addition to equipping students with the skills necessary to succeed at university.

The course provides foundation knowledge with experience of laboratory practical work in Biology and Chemistry as well as equipping students with the skills necessary to succeed at university. It is a one year full time programme taught over 2 semesters, which is recognized by universities as a preparation for entry to degree programmes.

 
Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Park Lane Campus
Course code TBC
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19+ : £3,510

What you will learn

Biology Units

Fundamentals of Biological Systems

Infection and immunity

Molecules of Life

Systems Physiology

The Cellular Factory

Chemistry Units

Calculations and Patterns in Chemical Reactions

Chemical Reactions

Energy and Equilibria

Enthalpy Rates and Redox

Organic Chemistry

Mathematics – Algebra, Logarithms, Statistics and Calculus

Presentation Skills

Academic Writing Skills

Information and Literacy Skills

 

How you will be assessed

  • Assignments
  • Practicals
  • Reports
  • Interviews

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course are:

You must be 19 years of age or over as of 1st September the year you start the course.

You will have the opportunity to study English and Maths GCSE alongside your main study programme.

What's next

This course is designed to provide a natural progression route onto the Level 3 Access to HE Science study programme.

The Access to HE Science diploma is widely accepted by universities for entry to a variety of degree programmes.

Our students progress to universities including Leeds. Leeds Metropolitan, Newcastle, Teesside, Salford, Huddersfield, Bradford, York, Bournemouth, Aberystwyth, Liverpool John Moore, UCLAN, Bristol, Leicester, Sheffield, Nottingham among others. Leeds City College also offers Biomedical Science programmes leading to the Award of FdSc in Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences or Biotechnical Sciences.

Campus Locations

Park Lane Campus

Park Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS3 1AA
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite