Access to Higher Education inScience

Access to Higher Education in Science is a specialist programme presenting you with the opportunity to study across a broad spectrum of academic science related fields.

Course Content

The modules that you will study will facilitate successful progression to those universities that require a balanced science-based Level 3 qualification.
This diploma gives you the opportunity to apply for a degree in a Science subject, which could lead to a career working as a scientist or laboratory specialist in the NHS, the private sector, radiologist, forensics, or scientific research.



  • HE Study Skills
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Core Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Atomic Physics
  • Electricity and Radioactivity
  • Planet Life Support
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Conservation and Management
  • Body Systems
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Nutrition and Digestion

Entry Requirements

Students are required to have GCSE English Language at least Grade C/4 to enrol on this course and GCSE Maths at Grade C/4. In addition, a GCSE Science qualification at Grade C/4. Previous academic qualifications are asked for on the application form and the interviewer must be satisfied that the candidate has sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to cope with the requirements of the course and the written components.

Please contact the International Admissions Office for further advice.

Progression Opportunities

Following the successful completion of an Access course, you will have the option of either moving into full-time employment or progressing on to Higher Education. Should you choose the latter, we’ll provide you with information, advice and guidance to help you to find and apply for a course that meets your needs and aspirations.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

Key Facts


  • September 2023

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact the International Team for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 23/24UFH1061


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