Access to HE in Science

Start Date

Sun Sep 16 2018 18:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)


32 weeks

We offer competitive prices, cheaper than any local college or training provider in Northern Ireland. If you find me a cheaper price within NI, we will match it. We want to give you a chance to gain your qualification without having to take out high interest loans. 

Prospective Annual Salary

This course is not a final destination, it is an access course for pre science. 

Course Description

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Science) is a Level 3 qualification which prepares people without traditional qualifications for study at university. 

It is designed for:

  • adults with a current or previous role or interest in a science related area;

  • adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances, were unable to participate in or benefit from initial education;

  • adults from groups under-represented in higher education;

  • adults seeking a change of direction because of unemployment or lack of career opportunities in their previous field and who have a demonstrable interest in entering a science related profession.

Progression Opportunities

progression opportunties

Course Delivery

Lessons are delivered online via webinars - you can always replay the recording in case you miss a lesson. 

To gain this qualification, you are required to carry out 10 hours of laboratory practicals at our local University partner in Derry-Londonderry. These practicals will be delivered over 3 days, 1.5 days in Semester 1 and 1.5 days in Semester 2.


£820 (Tuition) + £130 ( Registration fee) + £200 laboratory fee for 1 year.

Note:  Tuition fee is exclusive of VAT

What Will I Study?

  • Examination Skills: Preparing for and Succeeding in an Examination 

  • Using Information Technology 

  • Finding and Reading Information 

  • Report Writing 

  • Algebra 

  • Human Biology

  • Microbiology and Biotechnology 

  • Health and Disease 

  • Matter: Particles and Formulae

  • Biological Chemistry

  • Amount (mole) of Substance

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Applications of Health Physics 

  • Medical Imaging 

  • Algebraic Functions and Graphs

  • Calculus

  • Introduction to Psychology

  • Laboratory Skills

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