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If you are excited by understanding the world from a scientific perspective or pushing boundaries and creating new knowledge then our applied science programmes could give you just the interesting career you are looking for.

You will get the chance to study in our modern laboratories using excellent equipment. Previous students have had work experience with paramedics, at hospital laboratories and an arson unit. There are also visits to outside laboratories and local fire stations to see forensics in practice.

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 Career Options

  • Biomedical Scientist
  • DNA Fingerprinting
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Geneticist
  • Health Scientist
  • Lab Technician
  • Police Forensics


You will study in our bright, modern laboratories with industry-standard equipment including fingerprinting kit, forgery detection apparatus and an electrostatic filter for analysing shoe prints. We also have extensive microbiological facilities including aseptic work spaces and cultures and fermentation equipment.

University Destinations

BCoT science students progressed to a number of universities including:

Brunel University London, Biomedical Science

King’s College London, Nursing Studies

Kingston University, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Lancaster University, Biological Sciences

Liverpool John Moores University, Forensic Anthropology

University of Central Lancashire, Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation

University of Kent, Chemistry

University of Portsmouth, Biology, Criminology and Forensic Studies; Biomedical Science

University of Reading, Microbiology

University of Southampton, Environmental Science

University of Winchester, Forensic Studies; Psychological Science; Psychology and Criminology

College visited by local MP

College visited by local MP

Maria Miller stopped by BCoT to learn about the college’s contribution to the local community.

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