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Applied Science - Pre-Access Level 2 Diploma

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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Attendance: Full Time
Location: Victoria Centre
Suitable for: Adults
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 2
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ABOUT THE COURSE

This practical, work-related course will develop your skills and knowledge, and the confidence to progress towards higher level study in the applied sciences. The course is part of the college's Access provision, and many learners progress to a Level 3 Access to HE programme on completion of the course. 

You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to begin a career in science, covering biology, chemistry and physics, with an emphasis on the work of scientists and technicians.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Chemistry and our Earth
  • Energy and our Universe
  • Biology and our Environment
  • Human Behaviour

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English Language, Maths and Science or a Level 1 Diploma in Science, with Functional Skills in Maths and English at Level 1

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment is continuous throughout the year and based on assignments and projects.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults - Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2


If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will help you to move on to higher-level courses, such as an Access to HE course, a specialist Level 3 Extended Diploma, or an Apprenticeship.

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