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Biological Science Pathway – Access to Higher Education Diploma (Science)

If you have a keen scientific mind and take a particular interest in biology, the Access to HE Diploma (Science) – Biological Science Pathway could be your ticket to a bright and successful future. Covering everything from atomic structure to human immunity, this course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge you need to get to university.

The modules which make up this course focus mainly on human biology, cell biology and biochemistry. This specific qualification also offers modules in academic practices and study skills. These modules are particularly useful for learners who have been out of education for some time and do not already meet the university entry requirements.

Studying with Stonebridge is unlike attending a traditional college. Firstly, you do not need to wait until September to enrol. You can begin your studies as and when it suits you. Secondly, there are no time-consuming classes to attend. All modules can be studied online at a time and place that is convenient for the student. This flexibility is perfect for people who have busy work or family lives. It also makes study possible for those who haven’t got any time to sacrifice during school hours. An Access to HE Diploma can be completed in your own time at your own pace, whether you choose to finish the course in nine months or stretch it out over two years.

How does my Access to HE Diploma work?

At Stonebridge, our course materials couldn’t be easier to understand. Every student will be provided access to our online study resources and will be offered a range of extra support to assist the learning process. Furthermore, each learner will have the support of our expert tutors. These tutors can be contacted via phone, email or our online platform, PEARL, if the student needs support.

As you will have a great deal of flexibility on your hands, you will have to learn to be disciplined with your schedule. Developing your own weekly timetable and setting yourself achievable goals will streamline your study process and make success possible. If you ever need help, you can always reach out to other students on your course by using our unique online platform.

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

Every Access to HE Diploma is comprised of a number of units. At the end of the modules, you will have to complete an assignment and return the finished piece of work to a tutor. They will then return the marked piece to you, along with some useful feedback and tips for improvement. Once you have your mark, we are able to provide you with a number of credits. To gain an Access to HE Diploma in science, you will need to earn 60 credits altogether. Of these credits, 45 will be earned by completing graded units which are concerned with academic subject content. The other 15 credits will be drawn from ungraded units. These ungraded modules are focussed on improving the student’s study techniques.

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

The aim of this Access to HE Diploma is to prepare you for the challenges of a biological science related degree. On completion of the course, you should be eligible to apply to study at many of the UK’s higher education institutions.

Once you hold a university undergraduate degree in biological science, you will be able to work towards a number of challenging and exciting careers. You could end up becominga scientist, a healthcare professional or choose from a wide range of other careers areas, such as:

  • Pharmacy
  • Local Government
  • Scientific Publishing
  • Medicine
  • Cosmetics
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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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