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If you have a passion for all things science-related, our courses combine the study of biology, chemistry and physics and are equivalent to the study of A-levels, so you can progress to university.

You will study in dedicated labs where you will utilise practical scientific techniques, whilst learning from experienced lecturers.

During the course there are extra opportunities to expand your knowledge and experience activities including undertaking hands on dissections and practical experiments, visiting the Science and National History Museums and meeting guest speakers such as doctors from Pilgrim Hospital.
Previous Boston College Science student have progressed on to studying the following degree:

> Forensic Science
> Biomedical Science
> Zoology
> Animal Management
> Marine Biology
> Genetics
> Nursing
If your son, daughter or ward is currently a Science student at Boston College, and you have a question or query, you can contact Vicky Booth, Programme Area Manager for Science by emailing

Case studies

Lewis Brutnell

I’ve had an interest in science since I was at school and after I complete the Level 3 Science course at Boston College, I’m going to progress my studies on the HND Applied Biology course here. Read more...

Emily Gillings

After studying Health and Social Care Level 3 at Boston College, I decided to continue my studies in Medical Science because I want to progress on to a career in Biology. Read more...

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Career Corner

  • Scientist
  • Astronomer
  • Physiologist
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Pharmicist
  • Nurse
  • Optomertrist
  • Midwife
  • Marine Biologist
  • Meterologist