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ACCESS Diploma In Foundation Studies (QUB) Maths And Computing 1 Year Fast Track

Course Code: C3071
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 03 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
16 Jun 19

The Access Diploma in Foundation Studies is a one year Level 3 (A Level equivalent) course, which is an alternative route for students who have been away from full-time education for at least two full consecutive academic years to gain entry to a wide-range of higher education courses. It is awarded by Queen’s University Belfast and is recognised by other higher education institutions for entry to undergraduate courses. Students who successfully complete the course may also progress to further and higher courses within Belfast Met, including HND and Foundation Degree programmes. The course consists of six modules:

• Study Skills;
• Pure Mathematics 1;
• Pure Mathematics 2;
• Statistics;
• Computing;
• Mechanics.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently in Clearing – please attend our Clearing day to enrol. Please refer to our clearing page for information on what you need to bring with you. 

Career Opportunities / Progression

Successful students have in the past progressed to study for degrees, HNDs or Foundation Degrees in areas such as; Mathematics, Accountancy, Business, Finance and Teaching.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have been out of full-time education for at least two full consecutive academic years and have at least a Grade B in GCSE Maths and a Grade C in GCSE English (or equivalent qualification including Essential Skills Literacy Level 2).

Please note that this is an intensive and challenging course which requires a high level of commitment to achieve success.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

Students must be able to attend at least 18 hours of classes per week

Contact Information

Course Co-ordinator: Emmaline McCauley

Tel: 028 9026 5086 Email: [email protected]