Course Details

  • Ever thought of becoming a Chemical Engineer, Material Scientist and Engineer, Polymer Scientist and Medical Laboratory Instrumentalist, have the necessary experience but do not have the necessary qualifications? The Access to HE Material course could be the one for you. This course introduces you to a supportive learning environment using a variety of teaching delivery methods including lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical laboratory sessions and private study.

    On this course you study units in Chemistry, Maths and Physics. The type of units studied and the skills to be acquired are aimed at preparing you for both further studies at university and employment.

  • To be eligible for this Access to Higher Education Diploma, you’ll need a GCSE grade 4/C or above in English and a grade 6/B or above in Maths.

  • At the end of each unit on this course you will be assessed by a variety of methods including examinations, assignments, presentations and practical laboratory work.

  • When you have completed this Access to Higher Education Diploma, you’ll have the qualifications and the knowledge needed to enrol on a university-level course in the discipline that most interests you.
    In future, you could progress into a career as a Chemical Engineer, Material Scientist or Engineer, Polymer Scientist or Medical Laboratory Instrumentalist.

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  • If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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