Gaining a qualification in science (including applied science, forensic science, medical science and health science) can prepare you for many exciting careers in a variety of fields including bioscience, medicine, chemistry, research, and many more. So if your ambition is to tackle climate change or work on finding cures and treatments for illnesses or discover the unknown in our universe, then studying our science-based subjects will give you the strong fundamental knowledge and hands-on practical skills you need to move ahead
We offer a wide range of science courses for those who have a genuine interest in science and would like to pursue a career in a science-related field. Our courses provide a thorough grounding in both theoretical and practical aspects of sciences, whether in biology, chemistry or physics, as well as giving you the opportunity to apply what you learn to the different industries and sectors of employment.
We have over 15 well-equipped industry standard laboratories, with a dedicated team to support with developing the skills required to excel all fields of science. You will also spend some of your time working in industry, with employers such as MeiraGTx and Francis Crick Institute.
A laboratory technician starts earning around £27,000, whilst biological scientists and biochemists earn in the region of £46,467. This is an expanding and innovative sector that is relied on for medical advances, exploration, and research, so if you want to make a difference then our dedicated staff will advise and support you on this chosen pathway.
Need GCSE maths or English?
If you need to retake these all-important qualifications, don’t worry. Our centres offer GCSE English and maths courses that can be taken alongside your main qualification. We even offer Functional Skills in English and maths for those on Level 1 vocational courses. Speak to a member of staff at enrolment to get back on track with these core subjects.
Career options at a glance include: