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What's Involved

If you are 19+ wishing to progress to Higher Education, then the Access to HE Diploma in Science has been designed for you to gain the necessary qualifications to fast track to a science degree at university. This course is an academic course which will help you to gain the necessary educational background and to update your skills and knowledge in laboratory work.

In order to achieve the Access Diploma, you will have to achieve 60 credits; 45 of which will give you an increased understanding of all three science subjects at level 3. You will also be carrying out research and developing your core skills in literacy and numeracy.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have good literacy and numeracy skills. Ideally, you will need to have at least a Grade C in English or maths and be willing to take on the other GCSE subject. Individual cases will be considered at interview.

Where will it take me?

The course may enable progression onto degrees in biology, biological sciences, microbiology, applied medicine, pharmaceutical sciences, nutrition and dietetics, biomedicine, radiography, physiotherapy, nursing, midwifery, biochemical engineering, chemical engineering and related degrees in science, technology, maths and engineering.

Following further qualifications, you could gain employment in a field related to science, maths or engineering.

Course Assessment Method

There will be a variety of assessments that may include oral presentations, research projects, short answer tests, essays, reports and assignments.

Where and When

Science Access To HE Diploma Gateway

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
A174C3F-19 Full Time 02/09/2019 N/A £0 £3,384 £6,250

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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