Access to HE Diploma: Medical Sciences
This course will give you the qualifications needed to study a university degree in medical and research science related subjects.
The Weston College Access team delivers highly academic programmes with a personalised approach, which results in success rates and progression to university being significantly higher than the national average for adults.
Be prepared to study hard. Although you will only be in college for 10-15 hours a week, you’ll be expected to study outside of this yourself. The good news is that you can do this anytime, anywhere, so it is still flexible to your needs.
You will study biology, biochemistry, chemistry. All learners receive tutorial sessions and also complete independent study units in study skills sessions.
At Weston College, we work hard to provide a schedule of learning that fits in with your lifestyle.
If you have no relevant work experience we recommend you find voluntary or paid work now in the care field to strengthen your university application.
This course could lead to progression to a variety of degree courses, including midwifery, nutrition, optometry, paramedic sciences, biomedical sciences, radiography, radiology and oncology. Including UCW courses:
- [Biological Laboratory Science](https://www.ucw.ac.uk/courses/biological-laboratory-sciences-fdsc/ ""Biological Laboratory Science"")
- [Animal Management](https://www.ucw.ac.uk/courses/animal-management-fdsc/""Animal Management"")
- [Public and Environmental Health](https://www.ucw.ac.uk/courses/public-and-environmental-health-top-up-bsc-hons/""Public and Environmental Health"")
Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. If you are between 19 and 23, your tuition and exam fees could be free. All adult learners who are UK residents can take out up to four Advanced Learner Loans. Student Finance England will ‘write off’ any outstanding Advanced Learning Loan balances you owe for an eligible Access to HE course once you complete a higher education course.
There are no additional costs for this course.
It is expected that applicants should have a GCSE grade 4/C in English and maths (Level 2 equivalents will be considered, but applicants must check that this will be accepted by their chosen university prior to starting on the Access course).
iAn interview is required for this course.
Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.
Full Fee: £3,022.00 ?
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