Study Pattern: Assistant Practitioner (Apprenticeship) Foundation Degree Science (online)

On this page you will find the study pattern for our FdSc Assistant Practitioner (Apprenticeship) online programme.

This study pattern highlights the modules that you will need study over the next 12 months. Please note that all students are required to re-enrol at the start of every academic year in September and so within your enrolment you can only choose modules for the current academic year.  

The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme (outlined below) are based on the current plan, however, the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options.   

If you have any queries, please contact the Enrolment team on +44 (0)1332 594000 (option 4) or email

For our students completing the at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

FdSc Assistant Practitioner - with May start

Study PatternSummer
Year 1

Personal and Professional Development for Assistant Practitioners
20 credits continued

Communication and Working in Teams
20 credits