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BTEC LEVEL 3 EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE at Selby College

Course description

This two-year course has a vocational emphasis and is equivalent to three ‘A’ Levels, comprising 180 credits.

The course reflects aspects of employment within professional biomedical science professions such as medical laboratory science, paramedic, nursing, midwifery, nutrition, radiology and radiography, It also provides a platform for entry on to university science courses. It builds on the knowledge and skills learned at GCSE, extending them to Level 3.

The course will enable you to develop scientific skills in the context of a variety of medical contexts. It is particularly suitable if you prefer portfolio-based assessment.

Course content

The mandatory units include:

  • Physiology of Human Body Systems
  • Biomedical Science
  • Microbiology and Microbiological Techniques
  • Principles and Applications of Science
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques

Plus a selection of Biology, Chemistry and Physics units.

Entry requirements

Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply, plus at least a Grade 4 in GCSE Science.

Assessment

 A combination of Coursework/Exams 

Future opportunities

On successful completion you may go on to university or a range of employment opportunities in the medical science field.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 February 2018
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Student Services
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01757211048
    • Email address:
    • info@selby.ac.uk

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