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Applied Sciences

Science experiment Bedford College students

Apply yourself to an exciting new world

Do you have a keen interest in science but also love problem solving and finding solutions to complex questions? Science plays a pivotal role in the world; something we’ve all been reminded of recently. It’s a subject you can get into studying whether you’ve just left school or are returning to education later on in life. There’s a lifetime of discoveries out there to be made!

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Why choose us?

Our study programmes offer the opportunity to specialise in a number of different technical pathways where you will develop a deeper understanding of biology, chemistry and physics. The focus on your pathway will then include specialist units such as criminal psychology, diseases and infection, genetics and genetic engineering, biological molecules, contemporary issues in science and more.

Science experiment Tresham College students

Industry opportunities

You will be supported in your studies by various trips and visits to related organisations and places to enrich your knowledge and understanding on your chosen pathway, including cutting edge science laboratories and research institutions.

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Expert tutors and top-class facilities

We have outstanding facilities in our labs and classrooms. Our tutors always aim to teach the huge variety of topics with a vocational focus, which is quite different to studying A-Level Science. They also all have vocational experience of working in the science sector in a huge variety of roles, which gives an extra dimension to lessons.

Science student with microscope Tresham College
What can I do next?

Student success

Our study programmes embody a fundamentally student-centred approach to the curriculum, with a flexible, unit-based structure and knowledge applied in project-based assessments. They focus on the holistic development of the practical, interpersonal and thinking skills required to be able to succeed in employment and higher education.

Successful students from these study programmes progress on to undergraduate study, training or  employment in science-related careers.