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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 4th September 2024
Cost description A Bursary is payable to people in defined vulnerable groups: in care, care leavers or young people in receipt of certain benefits. Discretionary awards are payable to people who face financial barriers to participation.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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Medical Science is a Level 3 Applied Diploma for learners who have a specific interest in a healthcare or medical research career. Medical Science is the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of diseases. 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 pharmacology, physiological measurement, clinical testing and medical research.

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Average Point Score: 4.0 Grade 4/4 in GCSE Combined Science or Grade 4 in GCSE Biology

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During the Medical Science course, you will study units in: Human health and disease Physiological measurement techniques Medical Science research methods Medicines and treatment of disease Clinical laboratory techniques Medical case study

This subject combines well with subjects such as Psychology, Sociology and Health and Social Care.

When supported by other appropriate qualifications, the Level 3 Diploma in Medical Science will enable progression to higher education to a range of Applied Science programmes, such as Biomedical Science, Life Sciences, Physiology.

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Name Crompton House Church of England Academy
Address Rochdale Road
Greater Manchester
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Phone 01706 847451
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