A Level Professional Honours Programme - Applied Medical

22325W1/P | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This programme has been developed to provide you with the very best opportunities to enable you to develop the essential skills needed to secure your chosen career path and for your future success. We have combined both traditional academic A Level subjects with essential professional related experiences to offer you a comprehensive programme of study. The Applied Medical Professional Honours Programme will prepare you for progression towards specific medical careers. You will gather evidence and gain the necessary skills to support your UCAS application for medical based degrees.
Students undertake a medical related work placement, voluntary and charity work opportunities. These experiences will help you build vital skills and expand your personal development, as well as boosting applications to top universities and employers. The College's strong industry links, combined with its purpose built state-of-the-art facilities, provide the foundations for establishing a dynamic career, with the support of industry experienced professional tutors.

What will I study?

You will explore the variety of life through Biology A Level, researching DNA structure and the study of cells. You will also study Chemistry, Maths and an additional AS subject in the first year. And you will benefit from the Professional Development Day, which includes the Debating Society and the iDEA online programme to develop digital skills.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years

How will I be assessed?

You will undertake external examinations, produce coursework and practical assessments.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 8 GCSEs graded A*- C / 9 - 5 of which a minimum of 4 GCSEs graded B / 9 - 6 (including English, Maths and Science)

What can I progress onto?

On successful completion we will support you in applying to study at prestigious universities nationwide to study medicine and other medical related degrees. If you wish to secure employment within the medical sector we will support you in your job searches and applications. There are many career prospects and Consultant Surgeons can expect to earn over £100,000 a year. Other careers include Veterinary Surgeon, Zoologist, Radiographer, Clinical Scientist, Cardio-Pulmonary Perfusionist, Pharmacist and Dentistry.

Other Information

You will have the opportunity to apply for one of the £2000 scholarships available. We work with leading and local employers to offer you valuable work experience. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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