Applied Science (Analytical Science) at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS

Course summary

Designed for aspiring chemists and scientists, this programme has been co-created with the wealth of international chemistry manufacturing companies in the immediate area. This includes Victrex, DePuy Synthes, ThermoFisher and VMS – all international companies based a stones-throw from our campuses. Our programme equips you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours essential for a leading career in the science sector that can take you around the world. You will experience a dynamic curriculum that balances theoretical knowledge with scientific investigation in our cutting edge facilities. Join the programme that has recently spent over £1m on science equipment to provide you with the best learning experience available! Science at Blackpool and the Fylde College, embraces a forward-thinking approach to education, and our Flipped Learning model stands at the forefront of innovation. This dynamic method redefines traditional teaching by blending on-site and remote learning experiences. Students have the flexibility to access online, recorded presentations at their convenience, engaging with customised resources, reading lists and research tasks about the lesson content before attending college and focusing on the practical application of this content. You are choose your learning pace and time. On-site sessions provide a unique space for practical skill development, utilising cutting-edge equipment and expert guidance from our dedicated team. These face-to-face sessions are carefully designed to reinforce the remote learning content. During on-site sessions, students participate in brief recaps to solidify their understanding before embarking on detailed practical investigations, including a significant number designed in partnership with local, national and international companies at the forefront of their fields. This hands-on approach ensures that theoretical knowledge seamlessly integrates with practical skills, creating a holistic learning experience. Our commitment to the student experience reflects our dedication to empowering students to take charge of their education. By strategically blending on-site and remote elements, we provide a flexible, tailored, and immersive learning journey that caters to individual needs and maximises the use of our state-of-the-art facilities.


Modules at level 4 Module Title Code Credits Optional? Essential Bioscience SS4MD001 20 No Scientific Research Skills SS4MD002 20 No Essential Chemistry SS4MD003 20 No Project SS4MD004 20 No Regulation in the Science Sector SS4MD005 20 No Laboratory and Field Skills SS4MD006 20 No Modules at level 5 Module Title Code Credits Optional? Specialist Scientific Techniques SS5MD001 20 No Analysis of Scientific Data SS5MD003 20 No Project SS5MD005 20 No Work Based Learning SS5MD006 20 No Analytical Chemistry SS5MD007 20 No Materials Chemistry SS5MD008 20 No

Assessment method

Assessment Method Level 4 Level 5 Coursework 55% 87% Exam 0% 0% Practical 0% 0%

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mathematics and English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above. Applicants for whom English is not their first language are expected to achieve a minimum 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component. International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level. We will also consider applicants who can demonstrate relevant work/voluntary experience on an individual basis. Adult Applicants from B&FC L3 courses may experience different entry requirements due to the matched content that they study, linked to progression on to this programme.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Science (Analytical Science) at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS