A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including Maths and English Language and an average GCSE score of at least 5.2. You will need to have achieved a minimum of a grade 5-5 in GCSE science or grade 5s if separate sciences have been taken.
There will be opportunities to meet with experts in the field from local industry and universities and to take part in practical sessions using state of the art biotechnology. Trips will be made to Castle Hill Hospital to take part in their surgical skills training along with Hull University to experience genetic testing using specialist DNA testing technology.
This course is designed to support progression to higher education when taken as part of a programme of study that includes other BTEC Nationals or A Levels. Alternatively, you may progress onto an apprenticeship in an associated industry or seek employment in related fields
Typical progression routes include further study or employment within fields including Biological Sciences, Forensic Biology, Paramedic Science, Nutrition, Physiotherapy, Sport and Exercise Science, Psychology, Midwifery and Nursing.