T Levels are two-year technical study programmes that offer an attractive alternative to A-levels and apprenticeships, combining classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum 45-day industry placement with an employer to make sure you have real experience of the workplace.
This course will give students a substantial common core of knowledge of fundamental scientific concepts which have application to Science pathways.
You need to be highly motivated, with a desire to apply your science skills within your chosen career.
You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, include English Language, Maths and Science at grade 5.
Applicants with lower grades may be able to apply for our T Level Foundation Programme which aims to support students to meet the entry requirements for Level 3.
Some of the core science subjects covered are:
The course will explore how the core knowledge of science relates to technical laboratory sciences as well as occupationally specific knowledge such as (but not limited to):
The course will also equip students to understand:
The core knowledge and understanding is assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project.
The core knowledge and understanding focuses on students' knowledge and understanding of contexts, concepts, theories and principles relevant to the T Level.
Yes - around £200 towards fieldtrips.
This is an ideal progression pathway to a variety of science degrees such as Biomedical Science, Radiography, Pharmacy, Pathology, Nursing and Paramedic Sciences.
The science sector of the economy offers huge potential for interested students, with a wealth of large employers needing this skillset.
The UK is currently regarded as a world leader in renewable energy (Good Energy, Ecotricity, Utility Warehouse); space (Surrey Satellites, UK Space Agency, Starchaser - remember Rosetta?); low carbon (Energy, Green Buildings, Fabrics, Architecture, Transport, Wind, Solar, Biomass); pharmaceutical (Glaxo SmithKline, Astra Zeneca, Lilly); utilities (EON, Scottish and Southern Power); automotive (Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, Vauxhall); agri-food (ICI, Fisons); bioscience (Wellcome Foundation); health care (NHS, Bupa); oil and gas (BP, Shell); and household chemical (Proctor and Gamble, Unilever).