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Science

During the 2-year programme, students will develop the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of science occupations.

Summary

Level 3 qualification

2-year course

Includes 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement

What you can do with this T Level

This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in science. Students can progress into roles such as:

Students can also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level.

What you’ll learn on this course

All students will develop a general understanding of health and science:

  • working within the health and science sector
  • health, safety and environmental regulations
  • managing information and data
  • principles of good scientific and clinical practice
  • core science concepts including the structure of cells, tissues and large molecules, genetics, microbiology and immunology

They will also learn about topics specific to science:

  • understanding the science sector
  • further science knowledge, including cell cycle and cellular respiration, enzyme and protein structure, pathogens, classification of biological materials, kinetic changes and relevant analytical techniques
  • scientific methodology
  • experimental equipment and techniques
  • ethics of science

In addition to the core content, each student must choose one of the following specialisms in technical science:

  • laboratory sciences
  • food sciences
  • metrology sciences

What you'll need before you start

T Levels are one of your options after you’ve finished GCSEs.

Entry requirements for each course are set by the individual school or college.

Check with your local T Level school or college to find out the entry requirements for the Science T Level.

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