🆕 BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Biomedical Science

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: A combination of Coursework/Exams
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply, plus at least a Grade 4 in GCSE Science.

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.

Your Course

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.

Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

Your Future

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

Entry Requirements

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

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: A combination of Coursework/Exams
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply, plus at least a Grade 4 in GCSE Science.

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