Planit


Access to Health Sciences (SWAP)

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Coatbridge Campus

Content

The primary focus will be for students wishing to study Honours degree nursing at GCU, Pharmacy Sciences at UWS, or any Life Science degree programme at GCU, Glasgow, UWS, Stirling and Strathclyde, but every student must be prepared to have other careers in mind.

The course will contain both the National 5 and Higher levels in Chemistry and Human Biology. You will also require to complete a double credit unit in English communications and a higher level unit in ICT. Importantly you will also study National 5 level mathematics.

Entry Requirements

You should have a minimum of 3 clear years out of formal education and a history of good mathematics qualifications from school but for whatever reason you did not continue in your studies.

You will be interviewed and your numeracy skills will be tested during the interview period. You will also have to supply two (2) references that show your ability to learn and be successful.

Progression into any study within the NHS is subject to PVG Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records checking.

Progression Routes

Successful students can progress onto first year university, HNC /HND Level courses or to a range of Further Education or Higher Education courses.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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