Access to Higher Education: Combined Sciences

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Code 0452/060
Qualification Type Access to Higher Education
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


Our Combined Sciences Access course prepares you for degree-level study in a variety of Science-related degree courses. You will study units in Biology and Chemistry and develop your research skills, ready for your degree.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by essays, reports, textual analysis, seminar presentations and examinations. You will also submit assignments for each subject unit and complete coursework in the core units. You will also submit a 5,000-word research project on a subject of your choice, which will form a major part of the overall assessment.

Entry requirements

You must hold GCSE English or Maths at C /4 or above and retake the other alongside the Access course if you don�t have both.

Your next steps...

Once you have finished this course, you can progress onto science-related degree courses at universities across the country. Many of our students go on to local universities, such as the University of Sussex, Brighton and Chichester (guaranteed interviews and guaranteed places are offered for some courses at these universities through the Compact programme).