Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

KS4-5 Medical Science Workshops

Disease Dash

45-60mins | up to 40 students | Yr7-13
A medical science orientated board game to be played in groups of four or more. The aim of the game is to stop your disease pathogen evolving before the other teams!

Genetics and Disease

1hr | up to 40 students | Yr9-13
This workshop covers the basics of genetics, PCR and gel electrophoresis with a PCR practical.

Curriculum Links
KS3 Biology: Genetics and Evolution 
KS4 Biology: Evolution, inheritance and variation; Health, disease and development of medicines.
KS5 Biology: Role of DNA to create proteins; Inheritance; Genetic Sequencing. 

Medical Sciences Careers

45mins | up to 250 students | Yr10-12
An overview of Medical Sciences courses offered within the faculty and the careers they can lead to.

Sport Science Workshop

1hr | up to 40 students | Yr7-11
Introduction to what Sport Science is like at unviersity with ECG, pulse oximeter and peak flow meter practical

Curriculum Links
KS3 Biology: Interaction between muscles and the skeleton; Gas exchange systems and respiration. 
KS4 Biology: Lifestyle factors in non-communicable disease; Human circulatory system; Cellular respiration

Why Apply to...

30-45mins | up to 250 students | Yr12-13
This series includes 8 individual presentations on courses from our Faculty of Medical Sciences. Each includes information about studying the subject, exciting research and career prospects. Choose from the following presentations:

Biomedical Sciences, Dentistry, Food and Human Nutrition, Medical Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology, Sport and Exercise Science

 
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