healthCARE science

Course Duration
2 Years

Entry Criteria
Grade 5 in English (language or literature)
Grade 5 in maths
Grade 5 in science

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Why study T Level Healthcare Science?

What will I study during the course duration?

An understanding of fundamental scientific concepts which have application to the health, healthcare science and science pathways.

  • Structure and function of cells and tissues
  • Large molecules
  • Exchange and transport mechanisms
  • Genetic information and genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Structure of materials and the relationship with physical and chemical properties
  • Acids/bases and chemical change
  • Rates of reaction and energy changes
  • Chemical analysis of substances
  • Electricity
  • Magnetism and electromagnetism
  • Waves
  • Particles and radiation

How will I be assessed?

This T Level is assessed via two externally-set written examinations and an employer-set project.

A minimum of 315 Hours work placement in Industry. Assessed through professional discussions, observations in the placement and portfolio tasks. Students will learn the practical components of their occupational specialism, by working with registered, experienced practitioners to observe and support the adult nurse.

Career opportunities and Future study

  • Healthcare science assistant
  • Radiography assistant
  • Sterile services technician
  • Studying specific healthcare professions, e.g. forensics, radiology, environmental science, biomedical science, nursing