Accessibility links

BTEC in Medical Science at The Priory City of Lincoln academy

Course description

Type of Course: BTEC Subsidiary Diploma

Course description

· Explore the essential procedures and practices found in all laboratories, including data storage and safety regulations.

· Gain insight into how the human body works and is regulated.

· Study biological molecules and the chemical processes involved in cellular energy production.

Future opportunities


The Award gives UCAS points towards University entrance.

This is a vocational award giving a good basis for those wishing to enter science based employment or further training, ie Science technicians, nursing, paramedics etc.

Pupils will use cutting-edge genetic techniques such as gel electrophoresis and the amplification of DNA to enhance their understanding of genetic engineering.

We will also visit hospitals and other medical science employers to look at the application of medical sciences in the workplace.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Priory City of Lincoln academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years