BTEC Extended Diploma Biomedical Science

Subject content

Core content

1 Principles and Applications of Science

2 Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques

3 Science Investigation Skills

4 Laboratory Techniques and their Application

5 Principles and Applications of Science II

6 Investigative Project

7 Contemporary Issues in Science

Biomedical Science Specialist Units 

11 Genetics and Genetic Engineering

12 Diseases and Infections

13 Applications of Inorganic Chemistry

18 Industrial Chemical Reactions

20 Biomedical Science

21 Medical Physics Applications

Assessment

Written exams for units 1 and 5

Externally marked tasks and assignments for unit 3 and 7

Internally marked assignments for other units

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