Applied Science (Medical Science) BTEC Level 3 at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education
This exciting course takes you from general science and maths principles to specialist Medical Science units. The programme includes biomedical science techniques; clinical psychology; human physiology; medical physics techniques.
The six core units include: fundamentals of science; working in the science industry; scientific investigation; scientific practical techniques; perceptions of science and using mathematical tools in science. Specialist units include: biomedical science techniques; diseases an infections; human physiology; scientific investigation; medical physics techniques; genetics and genetic engineering; biochemical techniques.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including maths and science.
Your main course has no written end of year exam. Each unit has a number of assignments that will build up in a portfolio of coursework evidence to combine to give an overall grade which yields UCAS points.
You will be required to purchase a BTEC Level 3 Applied Science Textbook for approx. £30. You will also require a scientific calculator and stationery. A USB drive will be needed to save your coursework as a backup.
This course is equivalent to three A-levels. You will be able to progress to full degree courses in Medical or Forensic Sciences; Nursing; Audiology; Biomedical and Microbiological Science; Psychology; Pharmaceutical sciences; Paramedic science and Nutrition.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.