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Extended Science Degree



Introduction

Click here to apply on UCAS for Extended Degree in Science - Biomedical and Healthcare Science

Click here to apply on UCAS for Extended Degree in Science - Geography and Environmental Science

Click here to apply on UCAS for Extended Degree in Science - Psychology

Extended Degree Science is a one-year programme to prepare you for university. This course focuses on teaching you the fundamentals of applied science in your chosen specialism allowing you to develop your understanding and helping you to reach an exciting range of innovative career paths.

The course is designed as a preparatory year enabling you to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills you need to progress to the first year of a University of Hertfordshire undergraduate degree. After working in our industry-standard lab you’ll be prepared to step on to a full degree in your chosen discipline.

Each module that you study is designed and taught by subject specialists with industry experience giving you the opportunity to gain current and relevant industry knowledge and understanding. This equips you with the core lab skills and industry specific interpersonal skills required to be successful on your chosen undergraduate degree pathway.

We have a range of high-level, specialist facilities including a UV visible spectrophotometer, DNA PCR machine and a gel electrophoresis analysis kit. In addition to this we have a state of the art Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) allowing you to carry out industry specific practical’s.

Each lecture encompasses not only module specific theory and practical knowledge but is designed to also support the development of you your IT, numeracy and communications skills.

Find the programme specification and course fact sheet for Extended Degree in Science – Psychology on the University of Hertfordshire website by clicking HERE

Find the programme specification and course fact sheet for Extended Degree in Science – Biomedical and Healthcare Science on the University of Hertfordshire website by clicking HERE

Find the programme specification and course fact sheet for Extended Degree in Science – Geography and Environmental Science on the University of Hertfordshire website by clicking HERE

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"I’ll be forever grateful for everything West Herts College has done for me this year. The course was very enjoyable and opened many doors to all of the students. It was worth the time and money!"

Saman Zahid, Extended Science Degree