This one-year, full-time course in Applied Sciences provides students with practical laboratory skills and theoretical knowledge required for employment or further study in different science-related contexts. Students can choose between pathways in Biology or Chemistry and will study a mixture of core and specialist units. A variety of teaching methods are employed for the delivery of the course units. These include, tutorials, group work, research and presentations, practical experiments, visits, and ecological surveys. The different methods employed have been devised to promote students’ academic development and confidence as scientists. This is achieved through the development of not only practical and technical skills, but also through the development of mathematical, analytical, critical thinking and evaluative skills.
Modules studied: • Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques • Scientific Data Handling Approaches • Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences • Sample and Sample Preparation • Inorganic Chemistry • Organic Chemistry • Physical Chemistry • Work-based investigation Optional Units are to be confirmed.
The programme is assessed through the submission of assignments, practical work, reports, essays and an independent project. Formative feedback will support student progression in both written work and technical outcomes. Self and peer assessment in convener/critique situations is an essential element of all projects and feedback from these will enhance student achievement and progression.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
It is expected that all applicants will hold relevant Level 2 maths and English qualifications equivalent to GCSE grade C/4 or above. Mature students: The University Centre welcomes applications from mature students who have relevant experience in lieu of the minimum entry requirements. Mature students (over 21) without formal qualifications may be accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement. Recognition of Prior Learning: Applicants may meet entry requirements through the process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which awards academic credits through recognition of prior learning via work and other life experiences. Recognition of Prior Learning is either certificated (RPCL) through formal assessment, or Experiential (RPEL) via skills and knowledge developed through work and voluntary activities. Students should refer to the RPL Policy on the University Centre website: www.liv-coll.ac.uk/study-at-the-college/higher-education/he-policies-and-procedures/
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6700||Year 1|