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All Courses starting in September have been adapted and will initially be delivered online or via distance learning.  We will provide further updates in line with government guidance.

Access to HE Science  


Course Summary

Course Code: GOL2C44Y20 

Start Date: Tuesday 23 February 2021 

Start Time and Lesson Duration: 18:30 for 03:00 hours

Duration: 108 lessons over 54 week(s)

Location: Distance Learning Course  

Fee: See Course Description    

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Technical Support



This online course requires your online attendance two evenings per week; Tuesday and Thursday.

As a learner with us, you will have access to the online version of Office 365. Please note that the online version may have features that differ from desktop versions you have previously used. MAC users - please ask for further advice.
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Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma(Science) covers all three science disciplines and learners will have the opportunity to study all three subjects equally to give a balanced view of skills to enable progression to science based degree programmes.Practical laboratory work will be undertaken throughout the course.Register for a free webinar where one of our tutors will dive into the course modules and talk through pathways to certain careers.

Fee details:
The cost of this course is £3384 but you could get an Advanced Learning Loan to cover the fee. You will not have to start paying back the loan until you are earning over £25,000. To find out how this works please visit
However, if you are aged between 19 - 23 years old and don’t already have a full Level 3 qualification? This course could be free.
Don’t want to get a loan, or you’ve completed and / or received funding for this qualification before? Speak to us about direct debits to help spread the cost, as well as possible alternative financial support.
Call 0345 603 7635 to speak to a student advisor if you’d like to get further advice on the fees and funding for this course.   



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