This course is ideal for students wishing to progress to university for science-based degrees, including Physiotherapy, Radiography or Dietetics.
This course is for people that would like to study on a Higher Education programme in Science i.e. Biomedical Science (Hons), but need to gain the required entry qualifications and skills.
You will study a range of different units across the programme, some focusing on your academic skills and some more subject specific, such as:
You will be assessed through assignments, presentations and internally set examinations.
You can progress to higher education programmes at university or college, including our BA (Hons) Criminology and Forensic Investigation degree programme at University Centre Southend. Other common degree pathways include: Veterinary Science, Paramedic Science, Physiotherapy, Radiography, Environmental Science, Podiatry, Sports Science.
At least one GCSE in either English Language or Maths at C or Grade 4 or above or equivalent (Functional Skills Level 2) – Evidence of this will be required during the application cycle.
Ideally you will have both. However, you may work towards the one that you do not have whilst studying with us.
It is also important to note that if you wish to go on to study certain courses you will also need GCSE Science at grade C or above.
Many universities require GCSE Maths and English rather than an equivalent. It is your responsibility to begin checking which qualifications you require with the university or college you wish to progress to.
As part of the interview process, as well as showing suitability through a verbal interview you will need to complete a short computer-based assessment in Maths and English to show that you are currently working to a minimum of level 1.
Applying for a course is simple:
If you have any questions, a course adviser is here to help you.