Medical Science Extended Diploma Level 3 at Canterbury College
This course is ideal for those who wish to pursue a medically related career. It will provide an Applied Science qualification in medical Science and provides a vocational introduction to science in industry. It is equivalent to 3 'A' Levels.
This course introduces students to a wide range of skills and knowledge relevant to medical related professions. The full Extended Diploma will include 6 core units and 12 specialist units.
5 GCSEs at grade A*- C (including English, Maths & Science (CC)) or Level 2 in Applied Science at Distinction grade (with Maths & English at grade C or above).
You will do a mix of practical coursework and assignments, and put together a portfolio of your work.
On successful completion of this course you are able to progress onto employment in a wide range of Science/Medical related careers or to Higher Education for a degree or HND in a wide range of courses, such as: Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Pharmacy, Medical sales, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Dental Technician, Optometry, Dental Technician, Paramedic, Radiology, Research, Clinical biochemist and Audiology.
You will be expected to undertake 2 weeks work experience per year amounting to 30 hours each year.
You will have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge of the science sector through organised visits to the local NHS hospital, guest speakers and educational trips to places such as the Science Museum and Thorpe Park. There may also be the opportunity to study on a Science Conference with the Royal Institute held at Disneyland Paris.
How to apply
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