You will study in Wirral Met’s specialist Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Centre including a Chemical Instrumentation Lab with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance equipment; Molecular Biology and Micro Biology Labs; a Robotics and Mechatronics Arena; a Physics and Electronics Lab; a Life Sciences Lab.
Programmes delivered at the Twelve Quays Campus include:
These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:
- Biologist - view occupation details here
- Chemical chemist - view occupation details here
- Forensic scientist - view occupation details here
- Pharmacist - view occupation details here
Starting salaries for Forensic Scientists are £20,000 per year and experienced scientists may earn between £25,000 and £35,000 per year. (Source)
Many students progress onto jobs and/or apprenticeships once they have completed their full-time study programmes. Level 3 students often progress onto Higher Education programmes such as the Higher National Certificate (HNC), or Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes in Applied Chemistry, or the Foundation Degree in Chemistry or Forensic Science, which are offered at Wirral Met College working in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).