Level 4 Diploma in Medical Science

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Start Date

Sun Sep 16 2018 18:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)


32 weeks

We offer competitive prices, cheaper than any local college or training provider in Northern Ireland. If you find me a cheaper price within NI, we will match it. We want to give you a chance to gain your qualification without having to take out high interest loans. 

Prospective Annual Salary

£15.000 - £23.000

Course Description

This advanced practical based course is for those students who wish to pursue a career in the Medical Sector including medical science, biomedical science, pharmacy and nursing. You will complete projects and assignments based on real workplace situations and activities. At the end of the course you will be ready to enter employment. Or, if you hold three A levels and/or equivalent, this qualification may help you to progress on to a related degree course.

Progression Opportunities

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Course Delivery

Lessons are delivered online via webinars - you can always replay the recording in case you miss a lesson. 

To gain this qualification, you are required to carry out 10 hours of laboratory practicals at our local University partner in Derry-Londonderry. These practicals will be delivered over 3 days, 1.5 days in Semester 1 and 1.5 days in Semester 2.  


£1000 (Tuition) + £130 ( Registration fee) + £200 laboratory fee for 1 year.

Note:  Tuition fee is exclusive of VAT

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What Will I Study?

Module 1. Biology and Disease


During module 2, you will understand the fundamental biological principles and their relationship to disease and infection:

  • you will know the main cellular components and their function. 

  • you will learn the principles of microbial and viral function and the action of antibiotics.

  • you will gain insights to the principles of immunological function and defence against disease. 

  • you will explore the major organ systems and their function.

  • you will analyse and interpret scientific data.

  • you will be able to perform microbiology laboratory practice.

Module 2. Communications and IT for Applied Science

​During this module you will develop learning strategies in a further education setting:

  • you will learn how to carry out research.

  • you will be able to express comprehensive scientific themes, ideas, opinions and judgements.

  • you will understand plagiarism.

Module 3. Human Physiology and Anatomy

During these lessons, you will learn the principles and main processes of Human Physiology, the