What level is the Diploma in Medical Studies?

This is a full Level 3 / HE Level 0 qualification.

What is the mode of study?

The Diploma can be studied either as a full-time program or a part-time program whichever fits with your requirements.  There are a number of on-line modules that can be completed in your own time and others that require some classroom attendance.

What are the progression possibilities?

This entirely depends on what you want to do in the future.  The Diploma provides you with knowledge in applied science and medical skills to take forward to a range of medical and health science related university degrees. Click the link below for an overview of study and progression opportunities.

Progression Opportunities

Who monitors the quality of the Diploma in Medical Studies?

The quality and standards of the Diploma are externally monitored.

How do I get to university?

Tutors will provide you with all the support and guidance you need to complete your application for university including providing you with an academic reference.

My science and maths background is not particularly strong, can I still study the Diploma?

You aptitude for the Diploma can be assessed on the completion of one module.

What support will I get while studying the Diploma?

If you are part of a group you will have in-class support with access to on-line support for academic skills development. Other modes of study will have access to on-line support across all modules.

What are the entry requirements?

General entry criteria are successful completion of a high school diploma or equivalent including mathematics and science e.g. BAC, IB, A Level with English Language, O Level / GCSE at grades A-C (4-9) or an IELTS score of 6.0.

What if I don’t have these qualifications from school?

Please contact us directly to discuss alternative entry criteria.

Are there any age restrictions to studying the Diploma?

Although there are no age restrictions students will usually be expected to be at least 18 years old with good evidence of science and maths competence – see above.