Level 3 - Access to Higher Education Diploma
Students must complete 45 credits of subject specialist units at Level 3 as follows;
Cell Biology, Physiological Processes, Homeostasis, Inheritance
Ecology, Plant Bilogy and Nutrient Cycling, Horticultural Science, Biogeography
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Physiology, Animal Health, Immunity and Disease
Parametric and Non-parametric Hypothesis Testing, Use of Statistics
Practical Science Project
Students must also complete 15 credits of Academic Preparation Skills as follows:
Introduction to Scientific Method, Academic Writing Skills, Developing Skills for Examinations
ICT Presentation Software, ICT Skills and Uses for Higher Education.
UCAS application to science based Higher Education courses. Progression to a recognised Higher Education course in the UK will mean that the Student Loan Company will effectively remove your Advanced Learning Loan from your account and you will carry no fees forward into your loans that cover your HE coruse tuition fees. Further information is available from https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learning
The Access to HE course is designed for entry to Higher Education. This diploma will meet the entry requirements for HE courses at Kingston Maurward in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Marine Ecology and Conservation, Equine management, Countryside Management and Agriculture Science. It will also meet entry requirements for other HE courses across the UK but students are advised to seek clarification on the exact requirements for any course they are considering applying for to ensure the units offered on this Access to HE course meet the requirements.