Our Bachelor Degree Accelerator Programme (The Accelerator) is an alternative route to begin your degree offering direct entry to second-year study across our undergraduate degrees. Learning style The Accelerator’s style of teaching will best prepare you for degree level studies with lectures, tutorials and seminars, encouraging independent thinking and developing your academic knowledge and skills. The intensive and focused programme will enable you to: • transition seamlessly into degree-level studies; • make an informed choice about your degree; • develop independent learning skills through our problem-based and student-centric learning approaches; • learn to work in groups, conduct research and deliver presentations. Course options The first year of The Accelerator can normally be completed within one academic year (nine months). The programme comprises four year-long courses of 30 credits each. Academic skills This course introduces students to the study skills, practices and expectations of university study while preparing you to better participate in a tertiary learning environment. Throughout the course, there will be an emphasis on the utility and transferability of these academic skills and competencies not only for foundation and degree studies, but also for employability and lifelong learning. Option courses There are three options for the science programme, you will need to choose three. Some of these options are mandatory for students who would like to progress on to second year of undergraduate courses in Mathematics or Computer Science. • Mathematics (Mandatory for Mathematics & Computing Science pathway) • Computing (Mandatory for Mathematics & Computing Science pathway) • Physics • Chemistry Degree pathways Successful completion of Year 1 of the Accelerator programme offers a direct pathway into Year 2, of a wide range of professionally relevant degrees: • Chemistry with Placement, MChem • Mathematical Physics, BSc (Hons) • Chemistry, BSc (Hons) • Chemistry, MChem • Physics, BSc (Hons) • Physics, MPhys • Mathematics, BSc (Hons) • Mathematics with Physics, BSc (Hons) • Mathematics with Comp Science, BSc (Hons) • Mathematics with European Language, BSc (Hons) • Mathematics with Statistics, BSc (Hons) • Mathematics with Finance, BSc (Hons) • Mathematical, Statistical and Actuarial Science, BSc (Hons) • Master of Mathematics • Mathematical Statistical and Actuarial Sciences with Diploma in Industrial Training, BSc (Hons) • Mathematics with Finance with Diploma in Industrial Training, BSc (Hons) • Actuarial Science, BSc (Hons) • Statistical Data Science, BSc • Financial Mathematics, BSc (Hons) • Combined Studies, BSc (Hons)
How to apply
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
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|