Access To Higher Education - Combined Sciences

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Code 0454/010
Qualification Type Access to Higher Education
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


Our Combined Sciences Pathway prepares students for degree level study on a variety of Science-related and non-Nursing health-related degree courses. Previous students from this Pathway have progressed onto degree courses such as: Environmental Sciences, Ecology and Conservation, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy Veterinary Medicine, Radiography and Nutrition. On this Pathway, in addition to the core modules, you will be studying the following subject modules: * Fundamentals of Chemistry * Organic Chemistry * Scientific Investigation Skills * Cardiopulmonary System * Energy for Healthcare * Cell Biology * Mendelian and Applied Genetics for Healthcare * Mammalian Control Systems * Introductory Statistics * Evolution & Ecology (option) * Disease and Body Defence (option) * Digestion and the Liver for Healthcare * Drugs and Food Additives

How will it be delivered?

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assignments, which take a variety of forms (such as essays, reports and presentations) are completed for each module. Students on all pathways complete a final assessment of a research project and presentation on a topic within their subject discipline.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry criteria for this course.