This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career where they can use their scientific skills to carry out investigations in all kinds of settings – from crime scenes to research laboratories. It is equivalent to three A Levels and provides a route into university or higher education.
After successfully completing this course you also benefit from the chance to stay with us at University Centre Farnborough. This gives you a path to graduating with a degree or higher education course without the costs of moving away, all while studying in a familiar and supportive environment.
Higher education courses you may be interested in studying with us after your School Leavers course:
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
You will be learning:
Along with with six optional units*:
* These may be subject to change to match the teaching team's specialisms.
You will be assesed through exams and assignments, including case studies, written reports, projects, performance observation and practical work.
This course provides you with a range of career opportunities in the fields of criminology and forensic psychology, with roles such as Forensic Scientist, Biomedical Scientist and Medical Science Technician.
The range of higher education degree courses you could progress to include:
This course will develop your skills such as evaluation, analysis and synthesis. In particular, your investigative project and work on contemporary science issues will prove your ability to plan, research, problem solve, assimilate data, and draw together and communicate their findings.
Some of the transferable skills you can use in future degree courses include: