Extended Diploma in Applied Science: Forensic, Medical or General, Level 3

Course overview

Would you like to become a Forensic Scientist? Could you see yourself as a Crime Scene Investigator? Are you interested in the way things work? If so this course could be the one for you. During the course you will study modules in; Physiology of Human Body Systems, Microbiology, Genetics, Practical Chemical Analysis, Medical Physics Techniques, Chemical Laboratory Techniques, Criminology, Forensic Evidence Collection and Analysis, Criminal Psychology and Forensic Psychology.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have 5 GCSEs (A*-C) or (Grade 4/5 and above) including English language, maths & science. Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science, Merit or above will also be considered. Entry will be subject to a satisfactory reference and interview.

Entry decisions will be discretionary at interview. Students will continually be assessed through probation period to ensure they are on the correct level.

What can I do next

Learners can either progress on to the HND Applied Biology course at HoW College or apply to university to study a science or psychology related course. It is also possible to gain employment in a laboratory as a science technician in settings such as the NHS, schools or in an industrial laboratory.

Course Modules

- Physiology of human body systems
- Microbiology
- Practical chemical analysis
- Genetics
- Medical physics techniques
- Criminology
- Forensic evidence collection
- Forensic psychology

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Start Date
September 2018

Qualifications / Level
Level 3

Study Type
Full Time

Location
Redditch Campus

Cost
Under 19: Free
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Course Code
ASC-ED3