Health and Life Sciences Foundation YearCoventry University
£ 7.102 - (7.951 €)
- Foundation degree
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Basic IT training
Skills and Training
Skills and Training
The course enables successful students to automatically progress to the Biological and Chemical Sciences BSc (Hons) degree course at Coventry University College.
This may be an ideal course if you want to gain the basic knowledge and skills needed for further study across a range of undergraduate programmes, from physiotherapy to criminology to forensics to biosciences.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This may be an ideal course if you want to gain the basic knowledge and skills needed for further study across a range of undergraduate programmes, from physiotherapy to criminology to forensics to biosciences. Successful completion of all modules in this course means you can progress onto the Biological and Chemical Sciences Degree at Coventry University College. This foundation course is also useful if you have the academic ability to succeed at degree-level study, but don’t have the appropriate subject background for direct entry to a specific degree programme.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
- Academic skills for science
- Foundation of anatomy and physiology
- Cell biology
- Foundations of chemistry
On successful completion of the programme you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
- Relevant theories and concepts of the appropriate scientific disciplines studied in biosciences and chemistry;
- Health and safety regulations applicable to a laboratory environment;
- Mathematical principles and techniques relevant to an undergraduate degree in health and life sciences or related workplace;
- How information technology is used in the workplace and contributes to the study and advancement of health and life sciences;
- The principles of independent and self-managed learning;
- The principles of academic research skills to apply critical and detailed thinking.
This course will be taught through a variety of methods – lectures, laboratory practicals, tutorials, self-directed learning, textbooks, module webs, scenario-based learning sets, professional libraries and resources, journals and case studies, seminars, discussion forums and peer-to-peer learning.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
At Coventry University College there are no traditional final examinations to worry about. Instead, we’ll assess your learning through coursework and phase tests. Assessments take place at the end of each six-week block. Tutors can provide support through regular updates and tutorials, either online or face to face.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
As a full-time student a normal learning block will mean that you get 18 hours of teaching each week in groups of approximately 25-50 students. Depending on the course you have chosen, you will attend morning (9.00-13.00) or afternoon (14.00-18.00) sessions. You will also need to attend one two-hour tutorial each week.
Part-time students will study on Saturdays 9.00 - 18.00."