BTEC (Level 3) Applied Science (Single Option)

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Applied Science
Code SC1BC3S
Qualification Type Certificate of Attendance
Qualification Level Level 3

Overview

If you’re a budding scientist then Applied Science is a perfect choice. It opens up many different careers, including biomedical science, pharmacology and law. You’ll study key scientific ideas and refine your lab skills. You’ll have the chance to join our exciting STEM visit to Disneyland Paris.

Details

What you will study: 

• Focuses on the use of science in vocational contexts across the three main disciplines (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) 

• Major emphasis on laboratory techniques, familiarising students with technical skills needed for scientific employment 
• Course recognised by employers, professional institutions and HE establishments

How will it be delivered?

A combination of coursework and external examinations, with assignments produced in a variety of forms including presentations, and practical assessments.

Entry requirements

General entry criteria apply plus combined science (4/4 or above), or Biology/Chemistry/Physics (4/4/4 or above), or a minimum of a Merit in a Vocational Level 2 Science qualification.

Your next steps...

Our students have gone into careers and apprenticeships in sectors including nursing, teaching, pharmaceutical science, forensics, biomedical sciences, engineering, paramedical science and psychology. This course could lead onto a vast range of science courses in Higher Education (e.g. analytical chemistry, environmental science or food technology), to employment or an apprenticeship.

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