BTEC Applied Science (Medical Science) Level 3 Diploma (90 Credit)

1. Qualification details

Qualification name BTEC 90-credit Diploma in Applied Science (QCF)
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage
Course type Full time
Course start date 31 August 2020
Instruction language English
Additional price description See our website via the link provided for Fee details
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Not known

2. Course description

This practical, work-related course will provide you with a solid foundation in various aspects of medical science, biology and physics. This course is one of the recommended pathways for those seeking a career in nursing. The course is made up of 9 units.Core units include: -Fundamentals of Science -Working in the Science Industry -Scientific Investigations -Scientific Practical Techniques -Using Mathematical Tools in Science (half unit) Optional units (chosen from the list below to meet the needs of the majority of learners) -Mathematical Calculations for Science (half unit) -Using Statistics in Science (half unit) -Using Science in the Workplace -Physiology of Human Body Systems -Physiology of Human Regulation and Reproduction -Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques -Energy Changes, Sources and Applications -Microbiological Techniques -Chemistry for Biology Technicians -Electrical Circuits and their Industrial Applications -Genetics and Genetic Engineering -Practical Chemical Analysis -Medical Physics Techniques -Biomedical Science Techniques -Chemical Laboratory Techniques -Physiological Investigations -Diseases and Infections

3. Entry requirements

Four GCSE grades A to C (grade 4 or above) - two sciences, mathematics and English. Equivalent qualifications such as BTEC Level 2 Science (merit or distinction grades) plus maths and English, Grade 4 or above, will be considered. Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Assessment is mainly by assignment.

6. Venue

Name 12 Quays
Address Morpeth Dock
Shore Road
CH41 1AG
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Phone 0151 551 7401

7. Other dates and venues

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