This course is suitable for anyone who is planning to enter work directly or wishes to proceed to Higher Education. After completing the course, students can pursue careers in areas such as hospital laboratory work, food science, scientific research, and health-related professions.
This two year course is a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to one grade A*- E at A Level.
The teaching for the course will involve a mixture of lecturing, practical work, personal research, group research, discussion, and visits to local businesses. The course consists of an even mix of biology, chemistry, and physics topics.