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Science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers play a key role in the growth of the economy

Science at Wakefield College

More employers are looking for well-qualified people to work within the STEM field (science, technology, engineering and maths). Whatever your ambitions, the applied sciences will help to sharpen your skills for further study and offer a route to a wide variety of careers.

But it’s not just classroom based; we offer visits to university science faculties for workshops and seminars, visits and fairs to see science in action and the chance to enter competitions.

Key Points
  • New custom built facilities
  • Trips and visits
  • Guest lectures from local and regional industry professionals
  • Practical exploration of a range of industry-specific resources

What’s New

Catch up with the latest news and events in Science at Wakefield College...
Wakefield College students hunt for the Higgs boson at CERN

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019

Students from Wakefield College have been inspired by a visit to CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider.

Future Scientists Visit Wakefield College

Thursday, 29 August, 2019

Volunteers from the University of Cambridge visited Wakefield College recently to provide exciting science activities for children and young people aged 7-14.

Study Packs

Have you ever wondered what type of work students do on their course at college? Check out our sample study packs to find out.

They contain work you can complete at your own pace that will help develop your independent learning skills and prepare you for your next steps with Wakefield College.

Applied Science - Level 2.pdf
279.9 kb · 05 June, 2020

Science - Access to Science .pdf
244.37 kb · 05 June, 2020

Science - Access to Science.pdf
395.12 kb · 14 June, 2021

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(Re)Watch our Virtual Open Event

(Re)Watch our virtual online Open Event with staff interviews, Q&As, virtual campus tours, college updates and more.

Virtual Open Event
19 June, 2021

Join us for our Virtual Open Event with staff & student interviews, Q&As, virtual campus tours, college updates and more.

View all our Previous Virtual Open Events


Science Courses