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.

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