In our Industry Excellence Academy for Science, you’ll prepare yourself to make a real difference to the world in a rewarding career helping to save lives, fight climate change and make ground- breaking discoveries.

You'll learn about the principals of good scientific and clinical practice and develop your knowledge of topics within biology, chemistry and physics such as cell cycle and cellular respiration, enzyme and protein structure, kinetic changes and much more.


You’ll also benefit from access to cutting edge training facilities and also our industry partnerships, which will offer you numerous work experience opportunities.

You’ll receive dedicated ‘employability’ sessions with a named Employability Tutor to develop your skills and knowledge. In addition you will be allocated a dedicated Employability and Partnership Coordinator who will support you every step of the way helping to equip you with the skills you'll need to thrive in the workplace.

Available Courses

In our Industry Excellence Academy for Science you’ll study a course that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, by one of our leading industry partners. You’ll complete either a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and a placement with an industry employer of at least 15 days. 

By the time you complete your time in the Industry Excellence Academy for Science you’ll have developed an in-depth knowledge of this sector and gained work experience with industry leaders.


Studying in our Industry Excellence Academy for Science, you’ll learn the skills that will set you up for a rewarding career advancing humanity. These range from clinical research associates, with an average annual salary of £26,100, through to biomedical scientists that earn an average of £40,100 a year.


We aim to bring together industry professionals and our talented students to help secure the best possible future for our students. These partnerships include:

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NHS - Manchester University

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

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Proactive Physiotherapy Clinic

The Proactive Physiotherapy Clinic is a state of art clinic with a dedicated team of physiotherapists, founded by Zarah Ashraf (BSc (Hons) MCSP, Grad Dip Ortho Med).

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The University of Manchester

Part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, The University of Manchester is the largest single-site university in the UK with the biggest student community.


Explore our gallery. From our outstanding facilities to fantastic work placement opportunities, get a taste of what it’s like working in the industry and see what you can expect from studying at The Manchester College.  

As well as teaching me valuable course knowledge, the tutors have been very pro-active in securing me a placement in the chemical engineering industry. I’ve gained a vast amount of skills, which has made me feel confident and ready to enter the world of work in the future.
David Ojo

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Find out more about our fantastic courses, outstanding facilities and the career options available to you. Download the subject area guide. 

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Book your place at our next open event to learn all about our Industry Excellence Academy for Science, meet our tutors, view our laboratories and hear about all the opportunities that come with studying Science at The Manchester College.

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