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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Science)

Exam Board: EDEXCEL
The BTEC National Course provides specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. It gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare them for employment.

What will I study?

Mandatory Units

Unit Title
Unit 1: Fundamentals of Science
Unit 2: Working in the Science Industry
Unit 3: Scientific Investigations
Unit 4: Scientific Practical Techniques
Unit 5: Perceptions of Science
Unit 6: Using Mathematical Tools in Science

Plus 12 more units selected from the following:
Optional Units

Unit Title
Unit 7: Mathematical Calculations for Science
Unit 8: Using Statistics in Science
Unit 9: Informatics in Science
Unit 10: Using Science in the Workplace
Unit 11: Physiology of Human Body Systems
Unit 12: Physiology of Human Regulation and Reproduction
Unit 13: Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques
Unit 14: Energy Changes, Sources and Applications
Unit 15: Microbiological Techniques
Unit 16: Chemistry for Biology Technicians
Unit 17: Electrical Circuits and their Industrial Applications
Unit 18: Genetics and Genetic Engineering
Unit 19: Practical Chemical Analysis
Unit 20: Medical Physics Techniques
Unit 21: Biomedical Science Techniques
Unit 22: Chemical Laboratory Techniques
Unit 25: Electronics for Science Technicians
Unit 29: Physiological Investigations
Unit 30: Medical Instrumentation
Unit 41: Clinical Psychology
Unit 43: Diseases and Infections