Here at Carmel College we offer an innovative Foundation programme with direct progression onto Year 1 Health and Veterinary Science Programmes at the University of Liverpool.
This course is designed for individuals who may already be working in a related career, have relevant work experience or have a degree in a subject which is not science based. This programme is not designed for individuals who have recently studied Biology and Chemistry at A Level. There is guaranteed progression onto a Medicine or Dentistry degree at the University of Liverpool, for those who meet the progression criteria.
This course is designed for individuals keen to pursue a career as an Allied Health Professional. Individuals should have observational experience in a paid or voluntary capacity, or experience of working with the general public, children, the elderly or people with additional needs. This programme is not designed for individuals who have recently studied A-levels. There is guaranteed progression onto an Allied Health degree at the University of Liverpool, for those who meet the progression criteria in one of the following areas: Diagnostic Radiography, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Orthoptics, Physiotherapy, Radiotherapy.
This course is designed for individuals keen to pursue a career in Veterinary Science. Individuals must undertake work experience (either paid or voluntary) in a veterinary practice and an animal institution e.g. farm or kennel. This programme is not designed for individuals who have recently studied A-levels. There is guaranteed progression onto Year 1 Veterinary Science at the University of Liverpool, for those who meet the progression criteria.
These programmes build on the highly successful Foundation to Science and Engineering degrees delivered effectively at Carmel College since 1996. In addition to the inspirational teaching and support offered, students will be members of the University of Liverpool and entitled to guaranteed accommodation and the use of all student facilities at the University. Students may also be entitled to student loans and bursaries
Applicants are required to research their preferred profession thoroughly and must show evidence of a good understanding of the scope of practice of that profession, preferably indicated by observational experience. Experience in a paid or voluntary capacity or working with the general public, children, the elderly or people with special needs will also help to strengthen an application. An enhanced police check is carried out in Year 1 and any convictions may affect further studies.
Biological Sciences (UCAS Code: C108)
This course provides students with an opportunity to enter degree programmes in the School of Biological Sciences. Students follow modules in Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Applications of Biology.
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Chemical Sciences (UCAS Code: F108)
This four-year chemistry programme aims to provide a broad coverage of all aspects of Chemistry with the foundation year at Carmel College. During the foundation year, in addition to the compulsory Chemistry module, students will choose two modules from Mathematics, Biology, Physics or Geography.
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Computer Information Systems (UCAS Code: G521)
This is a four-year version of the Computer Information Systems course (G500). In the foundation year, students study compulsory modules in Information Technology and Mathematics and can choose one optional module from the following: Physics, Geography, Biology, Chemistry or Additional Mathematics.
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Computer Science (UCAS Code: G408)
The course provides a four-year route to a BSc (Hons) degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence or E-Finance. Students can also entry some combined honours programmes via this route. Student must study the compulsory Mathematics module in addition to two optional modules chosen from Additional Mathematics (preferred), Information Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Geography.
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Earth Sciences (UCAS Code: F608)
This course provides students with the opportunity to enter a range of degree programmes within the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Liverpool. During the Foundation year, students study three modules chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics. Module choice will depend on the course the students wish to progress on to following successful completion of the foundation year.
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Engineering (UCAS Code: H109)
Students can enter the Schools of Engineering and Electrical Engineering to study a range of B.Eng programmes. These courses satisfy the academic requirements to become a Chartered Engineer.