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Course Information Title: Access to Science (CAVA Certificate) Level: 3 Category: Access Courses & Return to Learning Curriculum Area: Mathematics and Science Course Details Access to Science (CAVA) 9MSPTTPA07 Start: 07 Sep 2009 Duration: 36 wks Mandatory Fees: ?335* ?90** * Standard Fee ** Reduced Fee if Available Course Length 2 years Level Level 3 Who is it for? This course offers a route into higher education for anyone seeking careers in science-based fields, such as archaeology, biology, chemistry, forensic science, environmental science, physiotherapy and podiatry. Part-time students will attend for 1.5 days between 9 and 3.20. Please call to arrange a chat with the course tutor about times and availability. Interview / Skills Assessment Yes An informal interview is required with the tutor before joining this course. What will I need? A background in a science related field or a GCSE in a science subject is preferred. International students will need to have evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 minimum to join the course. What is covered? Modules are currently available in the following subject areas: ? Archaeology ? Biological Science ? Biology of Ecosystems ? Professional Skills ? Chemistry ? Forensic Archaeology ? Physics ? Laboratory Techniques (including Microbiology) ? Human Physiology ? Forensic Science ? Maths for Scientists How is the course assessed? By written examination, coursework and practical assessment. Where will the course take place? Park Crescent What can this course lead to? Our students have gone on to study for a range of degrees including archaeology, dietetics, environmental science, industrial archaeology, radiography, biomedical science, microbiology, physiotherapy, podiatry, oceanography, wildlife biology and cultural studies. Some students have also entered the teaching profession. Are there any additional costs? You should obtain a laboratory coat and a scientific calculator. ?10 refundable deposit for textbook. Other details Reduced fees are available under certain circumstances. Please contact the Information Centre on 0845 8728722 for further details. Maximum Number of Students 15 students for 1.5 days

Course Information Title: Access to Science (CAVA Certificate) Level: 3 Category: Access Courses & Return to Learning Curriculum Area: Mathematics and Science Course Details Access to Science (CAVA) 9MSPTTPA07 Start: 07 Sep 2009 Duration: 36 wks Mandatory Fees: ?335* ?90** * Standard Fee ** Reduced Fee if Available Course Length 2 years Level Level 3 Who is it for? This course offers a route into...

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