Course Information

Ulster University Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Science

Ulster University
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 20
Total Hours: 600
Fee: 2600
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Tom.Corr@swc.ac.uk

Description

The course is designed to prepare you for a variety of careers across the Applied and Medical Sciences industries, through gaining the required skills and knowledge. It will provide you with specific practical, professional and transferable skills in analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communication. The course aims to prepare you to progress onto Honours degree programmes or to directly enter employment within the diverse science sector.

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • Core Modules

  • Introduction to Biology and Chemistry for Bioscience,
  • Introduction to Lab Practice for A and MS,
  • Scientific: Comm, Maths and Stats,
  • Human Physiology and Anatomy,
  • Chemistry and Pharmacology,
  • Prof Practice in the Lab.
  • Yr 2 Cell Biology,
  • Biochemistry and Human Nutrition,
  • Work Based Learning 1 and 2,
  • Evidence Based Professional Practice,
  • Lab Skills and Safety
  • Assessment Method

    Assessment will be carried out through coursework, practical assessments, short class tests and end of module examinations, throughout_x000D_ the duration of the course. There are also two short work placements which will be assessed._x000D_

    Progression Opportunities

    On successful completion of the course, several progression opportunities exist. Learners can continue on to Ulster University to complete a full or part-time degree:_x000D_

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences.
  • BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition.
  • BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition.
  • _x000D_ Learners can normally progress onto the second year of these programmes. There is also a Distance Learning degree BSc (Hons) Applied Biosciences (Healthcare Sciences), where Learners may progress onto the final year (providing they meet Ulster University module requirements)._x000D_

    Entry Requirements

    Minimum 48 UCAS points (120 in old UCAS points); GCSE English at Grade C or above; GCSE Maths at Grade C. In the event of over-subscription, entry criteria may be enhanced. Refer to general entry requirements.