Science - Fast Track to Degree

Course Code: ES1FE0014

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Start DateLocationDuration
07/01/2019Bispham Campus20 WeeksApply

Course Overview

Fast-track to a degree qualification with this 20-week Level 3 Science course. Starting in January, the course has been co-created with employers to develop the skills needed to progress to degree-level study and employment. Taught by expert tutors with a wealth of industrial experience, the course develops your analytical, scientific and practical skills with an emphasis on applying your knowledge to the workplace. You will also develop key employability skills, such as problem-solving. Once you successfully complete the course, you will be guaranteed a place on either our Foundation Degree Human Biosciences or our Foundation Degree Marine Biology and Coastal Zone Management, starting in September.

Entry Requirements

To do this course, you will need GCSE Maths, English and Science at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent qualifications).

Qualification Obtained

BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science (QCF)

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Our expert tutors use various learning and teaching methods to emphasise the link between knowledge and application, and to provide a motivating, supportive learning experience. These include lectures, demonstrations, guest speakers, practical investigations, seminars, workshops, tutorials, project work, supervised independent learning and online learning.

A combination of group work, individual learning and tutor-led sessions creates a well-rounded learning experience that caters to different learning styles.

Class-based sessions total 360 hours over the duration of the course.

Work Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

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