Medical and Research Science (fast-track) - Access to Higher Education
This course will give you the qualifications needed to study a university degree in medical and research science related subjects.
The Weston College Access Team delivers highly academic programmes with a personalised approach, which results in success rates and progression to university being significantly higher than the national average for adults.
This is a fast-track course, condensed into a 26 week programme. You’ll need to be committed, but at the end you will gain your qualifications faster than on one of our other access courses.
Be prepared to study hard. Although you will only be in college for 15 hours a week, you’ll be expected to study outside of this yourself. The good news is that you can do this anytime, anywhere, so it is still flexible to your needs.
You will study biology, biochemistry, chemistry and physics. All learners receive tutorial sessions and also complete independent study units in Study Skills sessions.
This course could lead to progression to a variety of degree courses, including midwifery, nutrition, optometry, paramedic sciences, biomedical sciences, radiography, radiology and oncology.
At Weston College, we work hard to provide a schedule of learning that fits in with your lifestyle. As this is a fast-track programme, you will be in College more than our other Access courses, but you will gain your qualifications over a shorter space of time.
There are no additional costs for this course.
It is expected that applicants should have a GCSE grade C in English and maths (level 2 equivalents will be considered, but applicants must check that this will be accepted by their chosen university prior to starting on the Access course).
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