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Science - Foundation Entry BSc Hons

Preston College

Bachelor Degree , Uncategorised

Course Description

Science - Foundation Entry BSc Hons Course ID: PC86520 Academy: Maths, Science & ICT Introduction: This course offers an opportunity to gain guaranteed progression onto a range of degree programmes in the Faculty of Science at the University of Central Lancashire including: Biological, Environmental, Forensic, Behavioural and Sport Sciences. It can also be used for entry (following interview) into Complementary Therapies. Study Mode & Location: This one year higher education course will be held at Preston College, Fulwood Campus, St Vincent`s Road, Preston, PR2 8UR. Course Content: The course comprises five whole modules and two half-modules, making SIX modules in total. You will study: Y0C001 Skills for Success, Y0C002 Induction to Science, Y0C003 Manipulating and Presenting Data, Y0C004 Forensic Analysis, Y0C005 Medical Science, Y0C006 Natural and Environmental Science, Y0C007 Sports Science and Tutorial. Each week in tutorial,you will have an hour with your Tutor, who is also the Course Leader, to discuss issues relating to the course, study and any difficulties, progress and achievement, and any personal problems. Your tutor will assist you in liaising with the University. Assessment: The course is assessed largely through coursework which will include written assignments, practical investigations and, particularly in mathematics, short tests. There will be 1.5 hour end-tests (`mini examinations`) in three of the four advanced modules. You should view these `end-tests` as an ideal preparation for the more examination-based assessments at Level 1 of the University degree programmes. In development of Study and Communication Skills and in Presentation of Data you will develop a Portfolio of Evidence as a testimony to the skills you have acquired and developed. Careers & Progression Opportunities: This is an intensive one year course designed to prepare students with little previous scientific background for progression to the first year of courses in the Scientific Faculty, and certain other named programmes outside the Faculty. How To Apply Full-time Students You will need to complete a UCAS application form. The majority of applications are now completed using `UCAS apply`, a web-based on-line application system. You will need to include the following information on your application form: Institution code name: CLANC Institution code: C30 Campus code: P ' Help, Advice & Further Information If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available. Opening Hours: Mon-Thur 9am-7:30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays) Fri 9:30am-4.30pm The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

Science - Foundation Entry BSc Hons Course ID: PC86520 Academy: Maths, Science & ICT Introduction: This course offers an opportunity to gain guaranteed progression onto a range of degree programmes in the Faculty of Science at the University of Central Lancashire including: Biological, Environmental, Forensic, Behavioural and Sport Sciences. It can also be used for entry (following interview)...

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