Medical Science - Prestatyn Sixth
Qualification type: WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma
Medical Science is the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of diseases. The Level 3 Applied Diploma in Medical Science is for learners who are interested in careers related to healthcare and medical research. Medical scientists are at the forefront of healthcare services, as they are vital in the diagnosis of disease, determining the effectiveness of treatments and searching for new cures.
The qualification covers the key topic areas of health, physiology and disease, as well as providing the opportunity to study the areas of pharmacology, physiological measurement, clinical testing and medical research.
Progression routes: Previous students have gone on to study nursing, biomedical sciences, teaching and forensic science. Other possibilities are physiotherapy, radiology, and medical physics.