5 x GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A- C) including English & maths (science will be an advantage too) or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above. Students who have 4 x GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A- C) including English and maths should apply and will be interviewed.
Who is the course for
This is a full-time programme for students who want to study applied sciences with an emphasis on Biomedical science. The course will appeal to those who: - Have a keen interest in the application of science, particularly in the medical area. - Enjoy studying a subject that is relevant to their own lives and experiences. - Want to find out more about science through personal investigations. - Want the opportunity to carry out practical work as well as class work. - Are interested in developing an understanding of science and how to solve scientific problems. - Want to study a course that is active and enjoyable. - Want to move on to a related career or higher education course.
A wide range of scientific disciplines including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Psychology with an emphasis on Medical Science.
Through exams, classroom teaching, practical activities, group work, research and educational visits.
How is the course assessed
This is a 60% coursework based course and 40% exams/controlled assessments. Each unit is assessed by assignments which are graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. Each unit is then awarded an overall grade.
Where next - Further Studies
Students can go on to study a Science, Applied Science or Biomedical Science subject at university.
Where next - Job Opportunities
Students may choose to go straight into employment in areas such as Forensic Science, Quality Control, Environmental Protection or Health and Safety.
You will need all standard stationary equipment, including folders and a scientific calculator. There may be additional costs for student visits. Enrolment form, Learning Agreement, timetable, and all standard stationary equipment. You must be prepared to start work in your first lesson.
How to Apply
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
- Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
- Post - if you would prefer to submit a paper form please click here to download a copy. Please fill it out and return it to: Admissions, Harrow College, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ.
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.