What is this course about?

The course will develop your skills in literacy and numeracy whilst introducing you to a range of topics in science and health studies. You will also develop your research and writing skills to enable you to progress to the Access course with ease. You will be introduced to topics in Biology, Sociology, and Psychology at a level that will enable you to develop a clear understanding of new terms and concepts.
Start: Mon 11/09/2017
Time: 09:00-16:00

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. You will be invited to a taster session and given information about the course and progression opportunities. You will also complete an initial assessment which will help you to identify which course will be the most suitable starting point.

How is it taught?

The course is taught using a range of methods including lectures, videos, role play, practical tasks and actvities, experiements, group work and presentations. Throughout the course you will develop your skills in range of areas which will prove invaluable for further study

How will I be assessed?

Your course will be assessed using a range of methods including individual written work, research tasks, group work, discussions and practical experiments.

What else do I need to know?

Once you have successfully completed this course you will need to enrol onto the Access to Higher Education course. We recommend that you research your chosen degree to ensure that you meet the entry requirements before you start the Access course. For example, if you need relevant work experience you can do this whilst you are studying this course.

What could I do next?

The Access to Higher Education course Employment
Course Code


  • Mon 11/09/201735 weeks



£449.00 *

Fee: £449.00

Fee Code: L

These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if you meet specific criteria. Some ‘L’ code courses from Level 2 upwards may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for most learners aged 19 and over. See here for more information about the criteria for free tuition and here for Advanced Learning Loans.

* Please note that fees shown are for 1 year only. If course is longer than 1 year/38 weeks, then additional fees will apply.