BTEC (Level 3) Applied Science (Double 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 SC1BS3D
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
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

You will have to study: 

• You will have the opportunity to visit local employers and universities to see how the science you learn is used in the real world 

• You will develop deeper understanding of scientific principles across the disciplines; Biology, Chemistry and Physics 
• You will complete an individual investigation which you will plan, carry out and evaluate, managing the whole process from start to finish

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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