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    I would really like to work in the more clinical/scientific side of health care but I have a non science degree and no science A levels (I understand it will be a lot of work to achieve this). Due to a confluence of factors in my education I also only have one science GCSE. I am currently self studying mathematics and chemistry A levels with the idea of entering as a private candidate and it is not going too badly. However there are a lot of different options, most of which seem to be financially tricky, so I was wondering if anyone had any experience of doing this. I am quite interested in doing a healthcare science degree, but it doesn’t seem possible to do this part time so funding would be a problem. I plan to gain more direct healthcare experience in the near future. Are there any options or opportunities for me at all? I am interested in most specialties, although hopefully with more work I’d be able to narrow this down.

    Thank you for your thoughts.
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    I would really like to work in the more clinical/scientific side of health care but I have a non science degree and no science A levels (I understand it will be a lot of work to achieve this). Due to a confluence of factors in my education I also only have one science GCSE. I am currently self studying mathematics and chemistry A levels with the idea of entering as a private candidate and it is not going too badly. However there are a lot of different options, most of which seem to be financially tricky, so I was wondering if anyone had any experience of doing this. I am quite interested in doing a healthcare science degree, but it doesn’t seem possible to do this part time so funding would be a problem. I plan to gain more direct healthcare experience in the near future. Are there any options or opportunities for me at all? I am interested in most specialties, although hopefully with more work I’d be able to narrow this down.

    Thank you for your thoughts.
    Have a look at these healthcare careers.

    https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles


    If you have no science A levels then you could do a degree in your chosen subject with a foundation year, which would help you get over your bob science background. Your grades have to be high enough though.
    https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles

    http://www.accesstohe.ac.uk/Access/F...ptcookies=true
    The alternative is an access course.
 
 
 
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