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Biochemical Pathway
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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Science) - Biochemical Pathway

Have you always dreamed of working in the healthcare sector? Do you want to work towards a healthier and happier nation? Do you lack the qualifications to make this happen? If the answer to these three questions is yes, the Access to HE Diploma (Science) – Biochemical Pathway could be the choice for you.

This course is suitable for students who plan to progress to undergraduate study in a healthcare related subject area. It has also been designed especially for learners who have been out of education for some time and need to readjust to academic practices.

If you are itching to begin your studies, then an Access to HE Diploma is an ideal option. Instead of waiting until September strikes, you can get going straight away. This qualification is also as flexible as you need it to be; meaning you can study at home in your own time, when it is convenient for you.

How does my Access to HE Diploma (Science) work?

You may be wondering how it is possible to complete a qualification without ever stepping foot in a classroom. Well, with Stonebridge’s easy to understand course materials it couldn’t be simpler. Once you enrol, you will be able to access all of your work online. Students will also have access to our expert tutors who will be contactable via phone, email and through our online platform, PEARL. Our tutors are there to offer guidance and support if things ever get tough. If need be, they can also get in touch with their classmates by using our unique online platform.

How long it takes you to complete your Access course really depends upon how much time you are able to dedicate to your studies. The programmes are designed to give you the flexibility to study at times that are suitable for you, and to fit your studies around your other commitments. The maximum time you have to complete your Diploma is outlined in your Individual Learning Plan (ILP). The minimum time you can complete your Access course is six months.

How will my Access to HE Diploma (Science) be assessed?

During the course of your qualification you will have to complete regular assignments. These assignments work to prove your knowledge of that specific subject area. Once they are done, they should be returned to a tutor for marking. The tutor will spend time carefully grading your work and flagging up strategies which will help you improve next time. The Access to HE Diploma is a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification, regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). Before you are awarded the Access to HE Diploma you need to earn 60 qualification credits in total. It is worth noting that 45 of these credits are taken from graded units which make up the academic parts of the course. The remaining 15 credits are ungraded units which are included to help you to cultivate your study methods.

What happens after the Access to HE Diploma (Science)?

On completion of the Access to HE Diploma, you should be ready to enrol on a science related degree programme. Whether you choose to choose a general science path or focus on a medical route is up to you. The skills and confidence you have gained during your Access to HE Diploma should have prepared you for all eventualities. After successfully completing an undergraduate course at university you can enter a wide range of careers. Depending on which degree courses you picked, these could include:

  • Hospital Technician
  • Biophysicist
  • Teacher
  • Research and development
  • Healthcare assistant
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We’ve tried to make it easy as possible for you to register onto one of our courses. We understand that not everyone always has the cash needed, to pay for their course upfront, at the time when they want to start their course. So we offer different ways to pay to help you spread the cost over a longer period.

We also allow you to choose whether you want to study your course via the traditional paper based method or online study where you have access to all your course materials immediately. When you proceed through the checkout process you will be given the option to select your preferred method of study.

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If you opt to study via the paper based method there is an additional postage charge which will be highlighted during the checkout. (Royal Mail First Class = £10 per course or Royal Mail Second Class = £5 per course).

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

Yes, there is Government funding available for doing this course...

You can choose to fund this course privately, yourself, or you could get a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. Stonebridge has partnered with Dimensions Training Solutions, who are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. Through Dimensions Training Solutions, you can access your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, if you meet the criteria. The two main conditions are:

  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • You need to be a UK citizen.

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** All Access to Higher Education Diplomas on the Stonebridge website are delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions.

Dimensions Training Solutions are rated "Good" by Ofsted

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