BTEC Applied Science

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title BTEC Applied Science
Code AppliedScience
Qualification Type National Foundation Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course is ideal for students who are interested in studying science but do not wish to study a separate A Level Science qualification.

This course can be taken as a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (*) or a BTEC Diploma (**) so there is something to suit each learner’s choice of study programme.

 

Details

This course is aimed at students who:

  • Would like to progress to Higher Education to study Science or a Health related field
  • Would like to gain a broad understanding of science
  • Would like to take a course that is assessed entirely by coursework
  • Have a strong interest in the work of scientist in a range of different fields

How will it be delivered?

BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (1 A Level equivalent):

  • Fundamentals of Science
  • Working in the Science Industry
  • Scientific Practical Techniques

BTEC Diploma (2 A Level equivalent):

  • Scientific Investigations
  • Perceptions of Science
  • Using Mathematical Tools in Science
  • Optional Units:
  • Using Statistics in Science
  • Physiology of Body Systems
  • Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques
  • Genetics and Genetic Engineering
  • Medical Physics Techniques
  • Industrial Chemical Reactions
  • Astronomy

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 4 in Science, Maths and English with an average points score of 3.2 or above.

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