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Career 6 pathways specialise in programmes of study over a range of industries, all of which have been put together with your future career in mind

Our unique pathways offer clear progression into higher studies at university

We have used the latest careers information to select the right blend of qualifications to give you the best opportunity to be ready for the next level of study as well as gain valuable work and industrial experience in your chosen pathway.

Our two-year study programmes also include tutorials, project work, enrichment sessions, leadership tasks, career-focused visits and trips as well as work experience.

In the second year, students take an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), to support their progression into higher education. For all pathways, students must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Level 4 (C) or above including English Language and Mathematics.

Crime and society

• A level Psychology
• A level Sociology
• Diploma in Criminology

forensic science

• BTEC National in Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation

Teaching and English

• A level Psychology
• A level Sociology
• A level English Literature or BTEC Applied Science

law culture and politics

• Applied Psychology
• Applied Law
• Diploma in Criminology
• Government & Politics

health and medical

• BTEC National in Applied Science
• Diploma in Medical Science

future engineering

• A Level Mathematics
• A Level Physics
• BTEC Engineering

In addition to these subjects, there will also be project work, tutorials, enrichment sessions, leadership tasks, visits and trips as well as work experience. In the second year, all students will take an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) to help support progression to higher education 

Remember these combinations of subjects don’t just lead to careers in the group areas, for example, the Teaching Academy enables you to gain the qualifications that can lead to being a lawyer.


Three industry-focused pathways are available; Education & Childcare, Digital Production, Design & Development and Health.

Your T Level will help you to step straight into your chosen career an apprenticeship or a degree.


Education and chilcare

Learn more about this education and childcare course.

digital production design and develoment

Learn more about this Digital Production, Design and Development course.


Learn more about this Health course.