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Pre-Access to Science/​Life Science (19+) — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you are aged 19 or above and have ambitions of studying Science at Degree Level, but don’t currently hold GCSE grade 4 or above in Maths and English.

You will learn the core elements of Physics, Chemistry and Biology at Level 2, alongside a GCSE in Maths and English if required.

The programme of study also includes a tutorial programme that focusses on academic study skills.

You can expect to study with our highly knowledgeable and professional teachers who have extensive industry experience. As well as course content we will also train you on use of cutting edge technology used in the science industry.

We will also deliver content on the study skills required to excel at University.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
111 Canal Street

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

End: Friday 4th July 2025

Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm

Tuition fees may be waived for this course if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £682.50

Course code: C035805 / Q035808

  • College Certificate
  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE English

1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have a minimum of Grade 3/D in GCSE English and Maths. Passes in Functional Skills Level 1 or above are also accepted.

Teaching & assessment

You will complete written assignments.


You could progress to a Access to Higher Education course in either Science or Life Science.