This programme prepares you for progression to Higher Education to study science. The objective of the course is to provide a supportive and friendly environment to enable you to develop your potential and to prepare you for University-level study, with many past learners going on to gain degrees and other awards.
What Will I Learn?
You will study Chemistry, Biology and Physics and 1 Mathematics unit at Level 3. A range of units is studied for each scientific area with practical sessions to enhance understanding of the theory.
You will require GCSE Welsh / English and GCSE Maths/Numeracy grades A*- C or Essential Skills Wales Numeracy and Communication Level 2 completed in the last 2 years or Skills for Further Study diploma completion or a Level 2 vocational qualification.
You will be assessed by continual assessment. You will also be expected to maintain your course files and all portfolios to the required standards.
Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
- After successfully completing this course, you will be able to apply for Honours degree courses in Higher Education in a wide range of Science-related areas or seek employment. It is the learners responsibility to check that the Access Diploma is a suitable progression route for their degree.