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Applied Science (Medical) National Extended Diploma Level 3 at Sunderland College

Course description

This course is for anyone who has a keen interest in Science.

Course content

You will learn a range of units such as:

  • Working in the Science Industry
  • Microbiological Techniques
  • Biochemical Techniques
  • Genetics and Genetic Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Biomedical Science Techniques


Entry requirements

You will need to have a minimum of four GCSEs at grade C or above, which must include two science grades (including vocational Science), Maths and English.


You will learn through theory lessons, practical experiments and independent research.

Future opportunities

After successfully completing this course you progress onto a Degree in Science or seek employment in a technical or scientific area. Alternatively the course can be used to enter careers such as teaching and nursing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sunderland College directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016
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    • Bede Campus is located just outside Sunderland city centre on Durham Road.

      It provides an excellent learning environment for academic and vocational courses including new state of the art science labs and a dedicated learning resource centre with internet café, helping ensure the quality of our education is matched by our facilities.

      As the dedicated campus for our sports provision the Sports Academy building spans some 30,000 sq.ft and features a includes a multi-use sports hall, sports science performance lab, sports massage treatment areas, exercise studio and fully equipped gym with TechnoGym cardiovascular machines. The campus also features the multi million pound Goals Soccer Centrecomprising of 10 floodlit all weather synthetic pitches. These facilities are used extensively for lessons and are also available free of charge for any of our students.

      Spanning 50,000 square feet, the Visual and Performing Arts building features a theatre; film screening room; media/TV, drama, dance, art, and fashion and clothing studio; two industry standard recording studios; a music technology suite; photography studio; dark room and film processing facilities. Take a look at the Visual and Performing Arts tumblr pageto see some of our students and tutors work.

      Bede Campus also features three on-site cafe including the brand new refectory and a Starbucks in the new Visual and Performing Arts building for all students.