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Qualification name Diploma in Medical Science
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation WJEC (Formerly Welsh Joint Education Committee)
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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The main purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills in key scientific principles to support progress to higher education or employment in areas of Medical science, such as job roles in physiological sciences or clinical laboratory services. The qualification covers the key topic areas of health, physiology and disease, as well as providing the opportunity to study the areas of physiological measurement and medical research.

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GCSE Science 4,4 . Grade 5 in Maths.

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Year 1 Unit 1: Human Health and Disease Unit 2: Physiological measurement techniques Unit 3: Medical Science research methods Unit 4: Medicines and treatment of disease Unit 5: Clinical Laboratory techniques Unit 6: Medical case study Unit 3: Medical Science research methods Year 2 Unit 4: Medicines and treatment of disease Unit 5: Clinical Laboratory techniques Unit 6: Medical case study

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Unit1 Human Health & Disease 90 Marks written paper 25% Unit2 Physiological Measurement Techniques written assignment internally assessed 12.5% Unit3 Medical Science Research Methods written assignment internally assessed 12.5% Unit4 Medicines and Treatment of Disease written assignment internally assessed 25% Unit5 Clinical Laboratory Techniques written assignment internally assessed 12.5% Unit6 Case Study 75 Marks written paper 12.5%

Biomedical Science, Radiography, Ophthalmology, Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic and Epidemiology.

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Name Thomas Rotherham College
Address Thomas Rotherham College
Moorgate
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S60 2BE
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Email enquiries@thomroth.ac.uk
Phone 01709 300600
Website https://www.trc.ac.uk/
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