@ £ £ £ i P 3

Access to Higher Education inScience

Access to Higher Education in Science is a specialist programme presenting you with the opportunity to study across a broad spectrum of academic science related fields.

Key Facts

Programme Costs:

The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.



Course Code:

  • 24/25UFH1061

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Course Duration:

1 Year


  • September 2024


The modules that you will study will facilitate successful progression to those universities that require a balanced science-based Level 3 qualification.
This diploma gives you the opportunity to apply for a degree in a Science subject, which could lead to a career working as a scientist or laboratory specialist in the NHS, the private sector, radiologist, forensics, or scientific research.


Modules include:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Core Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Atomic Physics
  • Genetics


Applicants should be aged 19 plus by the 31st August prior to starting the course. You will need to have GCSE English, maths, and science at grade 4/C or above. Very good communication skills are essential for this course, particularly in written English, as extended essays, controlled assessments and presentations are the main forms of assessment.


Following the successful completion of an Access course, you will have the option of either progressing to Higher Education or moving into full-time employment. Should you choose to
progress to Higher Education, we’ll provide you with information, advice and guidance to help you apply for a degree that meets your needs and career aspirations.

Apply for this course


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

What Next

visit an open day

Register Now

It’s great to read about a college and what it has to offer, but there’s really no substitute for experiencing it at our open day.

Visit our Open Day

need more information

get in touch

Our team of experts will be able to help answer any questions you have, from finance and funding to requesting a prospectus we’ve got you covered.


find out

how to apply

Great!, you’ve found the perfect course, now find out how to apply and get start looking forward to starting studying with us!