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Sciences

Careers in healthcare and sciences are increasingly popular

Bradford College provides numerous routes to achieve your potential, starting from specialist science pathway support for school leavers all the way through to CPD for industry professionals.

Be Inspired

We have fantastic relationships with employers across different health and science industries that give our students the opportunity to jump straight into their careers.

Medicine, green energy and space travel are just a few of the careers science subjects can lead to.

At Bradford College, you’ll work in our purpose-built labs, taking part in hands-on experiments as well as studying theory.

Move on to Higher Education to specialise in subjects like pharmacy, forensic or biomedical science.

a science student wearing a white lab coat and protective glasses as he stands behind a bunsen burner

Health

Make a difference to people’s lives with a career in Health.

Work in the NHS or private sector. Our courses lead to roles such as nursing, emergency care, occupational therapy and many more.

Dental

Train at Bradford College to start your career in dental health – as a dental nurse, assistant, or other roles.

Put your new skills into practice on work placements in dental health settings.

Ophthalmic Dispensing

Our Ophthalmics courses will help you work towards registering as a qualified Dispensing Optician with the General Optical Council.

Science

Start your science career at Bradford College with practical, skills based qualifications.

Pharmacy

Whether you’re already working in Pharmacy or wanting to train in this industry, your career in Pharmacy starts with us.

Your career in science begins here

Contact Lens Course

Ophthalmics Adult

Contact Lens Course


Study LevelLevel 6
Duration1 Academic Year
Start DateSeptember 2024
Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing

Ophthalmics Science Higher Education

Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing


Study LevelLevel 6
Duration3 Academic Years
Start DateSeptember 2024
Blended Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing

Ophthalmics Science Higher Education

Blended Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing


Study LevelLevel 6
Duration3 Academic Years
Start DateSeptember 2024
Pharmacy Services Assistant

Pharmacy Apprenticeships

Pharmacy Services Assistant


Study LevelLevel 2
Duration1 Academic Year
Start DateSeptember 2024

Our Alumni

Aimee Crabtree
I think the people that run the course are really good. There are not many places in the UK that do [the course], and especially if you get backing from your employer, it makes it a really good opportunity. Aimee Crabtree Ophthalmic Dispensing Alumnus
Tabitha Parkin
Bradford College tutors are amazing. The ophthalmics team is like a little family. Tabitha Parkin Ophthalmic Dispensing Alumnus
Rebecca Goulton
I didn’t want to give up working full-time and so it was great I could to this alongside that, with the support of my employer. I thought why not make the most of it and advance my career, applying more to what I actually do for my job. Rebecca Goulton Ophthalmic Dispensing Alumnus

Latest News

Bradford College Wins UK’s Biggest Sustainability Competition in Further Education

Bradford College Wins UK’s Biggest Sustainability Competition in Further Education

Published 23rd May 2024


Bradford College recently triumphed in this year’s Planet Earth Games – the biggest sustainability competition for the UK Further Education sector. With over 3,000 good deeds for the planet undertaken since January, we topped the FE colleges national leaderboard and lifted our very special bamboo trophy! In total, our staff and students racked up an […]

Bradford College Achieves West Yorkshire Fair Work Charter

Bradford College Achieves West Yorkshire Fair Work Charter

Published 27th March 2024


Bradford College is one of the latest certified members of the new West Yorkshire Fair Work Charter.

Bradford College Tops the Table in Nationwide Competition

Bradford College Tops the Table in Nationwide Competition

Published 26th March 2024


Heading into the Easter break, Bradford College sits in first place out of all the colleges competing in the Planet Earth Games.