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Applied Science Diploma

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Code GA001
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

The Level 3 Diploma is equivalent to 2 A levels

Course aims: This qualification enables students to acquire substantial cross¬-sector scientific knowledge and practical scientific skills, including carrying out practical laboratory tasks, planning investigations, collecting, analysing and presenting data, and reviewing and refining the methodology of practical and laboratory based work.



Details

Units – 8 units of coursework

This will include:

1 Principles and Applications of Science I

2 Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques

3 Science Investigation Skills

8 Physiology of Human Body Systems


How will it be delivered?

Assessment

3 external assessments, 5 pieces of assessed coursework


Entry requirements

Entry requirements:

5 x GCSE grades 9-4

A grade 5 in English, Math and 5-5 in Science is required.


Skills:

Carrying out practical laboratory tasks, planning investigations, collecting, analysing and presenting data, and reviewing and refining the methodology of practical and laboratory based work.


Personal attributes:

Independent research skills, organized, attention to detail, self-disciplined, analytical, able to produce high quality coursework

Interests:

Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Careers in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths)

Combination of academic and work-based learning.





Your next steps...

Employment:

Huge variety of science and non-science related professions e.g

NHS, veterinary nursing, lab technician.

University:

Degrees in a diverse range of subjects including Teaching, Nursing, Forensics, Pharmacology, Chemical Engineering, Psychology, Ecology, Biomedical Sciences and Animal Sciences.

Higher Apprenticeships:

This course is ideal for students thinking of applying for apprenticeship or employment in the STEM industries or NHS.


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