Course overviewIf you are inspired by a career in science or a science related area this course is for you. This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a broader understanding of all three sciences by developing their knowledge and understanding of fundamental scientific principles and how to apply these within a range of vocational contexts. This will include biology, its impact on the environment and the applications of the biological sciences in health care as well as key aspects of chemistry and the earth; energy and the universe. Alongside theoretical content you can also expect a practical hands-on experience learning about the scientific skills used by laboratory technicians working in biology, health care, and other science based industries. You will also study GCSE English and maths as part of your course if applicable.
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College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
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