The Medical Science course makes use of varied, theoretical and practical teaching to enable students to visualise and apply ideas to the diagnosis and treatment of disease, analysis of health data in the individual and population, the methodology of medical research and the most relevant healthcare problems facing society.
Where can this course take me?
Advances in Science and Technology are revolutionising the world in which we live and influence almost every aspect of our lives. With the pace of discovery and development ever increasing, the range of career opportunities for people with the skills that Science qualifications provide are unimaginably diverse and you will always be in demand. During your studies you will develop the skills to perform investigations in our state of the art laboratories, you will learn how to examine health data to identify trends in disease, diagnose conditions through the mathematical analysis of physiological data, and use biomedical equipment to perform and evaluate physiological tests.
The content of this Medical Science qualification has been supported by universities in terms of providing general scientific understanding that will enable students to access Higher Education.
This course is ideal for students who are taking additional level 3 courses in science, sport, and health and social care, and who are intending to progress to careers or further study in areas such as:
- Biomedical Science
- Life Sciences
- Healthcare roles (nursing, physiotherapy, midwifery etc.)
EXTRA-CURRICULAR ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES
As a medical science student, there are a plethora of opportunities at QMC that will supplement your studies such as our Anatomy Lab event. QMC also offers an excellent Medics and Vets programme for students who are interested in pursuing a career within these fields.