This Access to Science programme is designed for adults interested in undertaking a career in the Science or Engineering fields.
This course is available in Boston.
Successful completion of the course could also lead to progression onto the College's University Level courses. You could study the HNC/HND in Applied Science or Computing Systems and Development on your doorstep and at up to half the cost of university fees.
What will I do?
The Diploma is gained by achieving 18 Level 3 credits in 3 main subjects. You can choose these from the following subjects, Biology, Physics, Maths, Chemistry* or Computing.
*dependent on numbers
You will also complete 3 Level 3 credits in Study Skills: Research and Referencing and 3 Level 3 credits in IT for Academic Purposes.
Whilst it is an advantage that you have a full Level 2 qualification prior to entry on the course, the only requirement is that you hold at least a GCSE grade C (New GCSE grade - 4) in maths, and at least a GCSE grade D (New GCSE grade - 3) in English (equivalent qualifications considered).
This course will cost £3384
For those aged 19-23 on the first day of the course, if this is your first Level 3 course your fees may be free, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701.
If you are aged 19 years or over on the 1st day of your course, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with your College fees. If you progress to employment you won't have to pay anything back until you’re earning £21,000 per year. Your household income isn't taken into account and there's no credit check. Your eligibility depends on your course, nationality, and age. To find out more contact the College Information Line on 01205 313218.
International and EU Students, please contact the International Office on +44 (0)1205 313212 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details on fees.
Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
The course will take 1 year (34 weeks, September to June) to complete.
You will attend College 4 days a week and hours are designed to fit around childcare/school hours, with your day starting at 9.15am-9.30am and finishing 2.30pm–2.45pm.