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Full Time Access to Higher Education Forensic Science

Wirral Metropolitan College

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Access to Higher Education - Forensic Science Attendance Full-time (up to 16 hours per week) Duration 1 Year Level This is a Level 3 course Times Starting around 6 Sep 2010: Not yet timetabled It is planned to offer this course in the academic year 201011. The timetable and fees will be confirmed nearer the time. How to ApplyEnrol Application Form to be returned to Learner Services Course Outline If you wish to gain admission to a course in Forensic Science or Forensic Anthropology but you do not have A-Level qualifications, then this is the course for you. The course provides an alternative qualification to traditional A-levels and will enable you to meet the entry requirements for courses with a forensic, chemical or biological focus. Profile Three Modules are studied, The Module options are: Biology Psychology Chemistry Biomedical Physics In addition, there is a compulsory Core Skills module, which includes: Study skills Career development Maths ICT Credits awarded for the completion of the course. There are 45 credits in the Science modules and 15 for Core Skills. To attain the diploma all 60 credits must be achieved. Additional Information Please note that the interview and assessment process will last approximately 2 hours. Funding LSC Remission Available Qualifications Offered (in next Class) Access to HE (Forensic Science) (This is a full Level-3 qualification) Funding Stream: 22 - Learner Responsive Fees: Tuition: ?450.00 Please Note: These are current course fees. Later courses may be charged at a different rate. Fees quoted are on an individual student basis only. Opportunities Entry to Wirral Metropolitan College's Foundation Degree in Forensic Science, validated by UCLAN (2 years full time, 3 years part-time). A further year of study at UCLAN will top this up to a full honours degree. Progression to university to study courses in forensic subjects and a variety of other science subjects. Entry Requirement Applicants should have been in employment since leaving school, preferably in a healthcare environment, and must be at least 19 years old when they commence study and should possess Full Level 2 qualifications (equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade C or above) including Science, Maths and English. Applicants will be interviewed and given an assessment task. Factors considered during the interview include academic potential, motivation, relevant experience, and organisational and communication skills. You will need to demonstrate that you can study successfully at a level equivalent to A-Level and have good literacy and number skills. It is preferable that you have some IT skills, but you will be given an opportunity to acquire these. In addition to lesson time, you will be expected to complete about 16 hours of independent study per week If English is not your first language, you may need an English Language assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the English Language Unit at the College.

Access to Higher Education - Forensic Science Attendance Full-time (up to 16 hours per week) Duration 1 Year Level This is a Level 3 course Times Starting around 6 Sep 2010: Not yet timetabled It is planned to offer this course in the academic year 201011. The timetable and fees will be confirmed nearer the time. How to ApplyEnrol Application Form to be returned to Learner Services Course Outline...

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