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Health and Social Care (19+) (Health Sciences) (Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you have a passion for, and interest, in science and want to explore degree level study and career options in a healthcare Science, Nursing and Midwifery, social care or any medical profession.

You’ll learn about:

  • Human physiology
  • Social development
  • Behavioural sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental health
  • Health promotion
  • Nutrition
  • The wider applied sciences within a health-based environment

You can expect to develop a broad knowledge base across the above areas, and to build a portfolio of work to support you in future work or study, and to learn from experienced professionals.

How to apply for this course

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Location Date
664 Nuthall Road

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C000082 / Q002620


BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care (Health Sciences)


2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9– 4 (A*– C), including English Language, Science and Maths – all of these must be grades 9– 4 (A*– C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths. You can also gain a place by having a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9– 4 (A*– C).


Assessment is mainly by portfolio building and based on the continual assessment of assignments throughout the year.


Choose to follow with further study at degree level in health and social Care or related medical field such as nursing, midwifery, nutrition, palliative care or in a range of other medical and science based roles.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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