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Science (Physics, Maths and Chemistry) — Access to HE

Access to Higher Education|Maths and Science

Course ID: 166291

Course Year: 22/23

Course Details

  • Access to Higher Education courses prepare you for university if you don't have traditional qualifications.
  • Inclusive, supportive and respectful learning environment.
  • You'll gain extensive knowledge in the the three core science subjects.
  • Outstanding academic and pastoral support.
  • Level 3 qualification.
  • Taught at our Clarence Street building.
  • Takes one academic year (September to the end of June)
  • 3 days per week.

What to expect from the course

The Access to Higher Education Science Diploma is a level three qualification which prepares you for university study if you don't have traditional qualifications.

You'll study three core subjects: Phsics, Maths and Chemistry. Alongside these subjects, you'll also develop your academic skills in a supportive environment, which will allow you to make the transition to degree level.

You will have access to outstanding academic and pastoral support, detailed online materials and the full Microsoft 365 suite during your time with us. You'll be taught by a team of specialist teachers with extensive knowledge of their subject areas. We have considerable experience and expertise working with adult learners who have taken either a short or a long break from formal education.



Qualifications

Level Three Access to Higher Education Diploma in Science

Why study with us?

The Access to Higher Education team at the City of Liverpool College are a specialist team of teachers with extensive experience in working with adult learners, who have taken either a short or long break from formal education. We provide a supportive and respectful learning environment, which will allow you to fulfil your academic potential and career ambitions. We realise that returning to education can be a daunting prospect, and will help you to learn new academic skills and knowledge to allow to progress smoothly through to your chosen degree course.


Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
A chef preparing a dish.
Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.


Career pathways

This course leads to degrees in chemistry, physics, statistics and biology. It can also lead to degrees in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary science and diagnostic radiography.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000
 : enquiry@liv-coll.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 19 or over to study this qualification.

You will need a GCSE grade 4/C or above in English, Maths and two Science subjects.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will help you find the right option for you. Email careersadvice@liv-coll.ac.uk or call 0151 252 3607.

Fees

This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at applications@liv-coll.ac.uk.

Fee for22/23 is 3384.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.


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