Embedding resources for distance learning
The aim of this project is to develop a distance learning Foundation Degree for the chemical sciences that meets the needs of students and employers.
To build upon the successes of the Chemistry for our Futures projects by evaluating, developing and embedding the resources developed though the employer engagement strand of that project.
To widen participation by providing off campus provision for those in full time employment or unable to attend for other reasons (eg full time carers)
To address the level 4 and 5 skills gap identified in the chemicals-related industries.
To safeguard the future of part-time education in chemistry in the Yorkshire and Humber regions.
To support the development of part-time education in engineering in the Yorkshire and Humber regions.
To share best practice in distance learning and skills development across chemistry and engineering.
To develop a sustainable model of distance education in STEM disciplines at the University of Hull.
A FdSc in chemical science delivered by distance learning available to thos in the Yorkshire and Humber regions and nationally.
240 credits of learning resources at level 4 and 5 which will be made available through the open educational resources initiative.
Research evidence on the implementation of distance learning, work-based learning and the student experience.