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Advanced Certificate: Access to Health and Life Sciences (SWAP)

Fife College

Venues

Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus

Content

This course will provide you with the skills and qualifications required for entry to health and life sciences degrees and professions allied to medicine. Scottish Wider Access Programmes, also known as SWAP courses, are for adults who have few or no formal qualifications and who have been out of full-time education for at least three years (five years if you have Highers or an HNC/D).

You will study: Biology; Chemistry; Mathematics; Physics.

The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course.

Entry Requirements

A good general education, ideally with 2 subjects at National 4. If you have no formal qualifications, occupational experience will be considered.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or degree

Start Date

September

Qualification

Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

6

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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