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Medical Science Level 3

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WJEC is pleased to offer two new qualifications for use by centres in England and Wales from September 2016:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Medical Science
  • Level 3 Certificate in Medical Science

The qualifications have been developed in conjunction with Universities and Clinical Pathology laboratories. They provide an engaging and meaningful context led approach to the development of scientific knowledge and skills, and enable learners to develop the tools necessary to understand, assess and suggest solutions to real-world medical problems and challenges.  The qualifications place significant stress on the development of good practical skills necessary to monitor health and disease.

Latest News

April 2017

The pre-release material for unit 1 Medical science is now available.

(April 2016)

WJEC is pleased to confirm that our Level 3 Medical Science vocational qualifications have been approved for inclusion in School Performance Tables in England.

New letters of support (October 2015)

The following letters of support have been received from Higher Education Institutions:

University of Chester

Swansea University

Bangor University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

University of the West of England

Key Documents

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We offer a range of additional resources to support the teaching and learning of this qualification. 

Continuing Professional Development

We are holding a series of CPD courses from the autumn term to support teachers delivering Level 3 Medical Science. Book your place by clicking the course link below:

WJEC Level 3 Medical Science

Related Qualifications

You may also be interested in: GCSE Science, Level 3 Environmental Science

For further information, please contact: 

Llinos Wood - Subject Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5384
E-mail: llinos.wood@wjec.co.uk

Sarah Price - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5103
E-mail: sarah.price@wjec.co.uk

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