This course provides a fantastic opportunity to expand your knowledge on an interesting mix of scientific topics. During the programme you will have the opportunity to explore the wonders of the human body, discover the world of viruses and bacteria and develop practical skills.
We provide a diverse mix of biology, chemistry and physics units including genetics and genetic engineering, biomedical science techniques and forensic science all encompassed in one course. We place great emphasis on developing practical skills, dedicating time and resources to developing lab based skills and practical analysis.
During the first year of the programme you will study the following 10 units:
Fundamentals of Science
Working in the Science Industry
Scientific Practical Techniques
Perceptions of Science
Mathematical Tools for Science
Statistics for Science
Physiology of Human Body Systems
Chemistry for Biology Technicians
Forensic Evidence Collection
Following on from that, learners progress to the second year of the programme and study a further 9 units.
We have spent a great deal of resources developing and modernising our laboratory and equipment.
This course is perfect for anyone interested in science, who wishes to develop their knowledge and practical skills in a diverse range of scientific areas.
5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grade A-C (9-4), including science, maths and English
The majority of the units are assignment based, taking the form of essays, reports, presentations and posters.
Ideal if you would like to follow a career in science, psychology, or progress to higher education in a variety of areas such as biomedical science, pharmacy, chemistry, marine biology, law, psychology or forensics.