BTEC National Applied Science (Single) - Block C @ The Leigh Academy

Science and Mathematics

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

What will you be working towards?

Code TLA-24
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Designed for learners who are interested in learning about the sector

alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in applied science.

To be taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A Levels.





● Principles and Applications of Science

● Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques

● Science Investigation Skills

● Topic 4: Able to select one from a range of 8 units




How will it be delivered?

Unit one is examined through a one and a half hour written exam. Unit 2 is assessed internally through practical assessments. All optional units are assessed internally through the completion of assignments. 

Entry requirements

  • 5+ GCSEs at Grades 9-4
  • Grade 5 in Mathematics
  • Minimum Grade 5-5 in Combined Science or Minimum Grade 5 in Separate Science

Your next steps...

This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.

Careers could include:

  • Microbiologist
  • Nature Conservation Officer
  • Research Scientist
  • Environmental Officer