Applied Science (BTEC)
Level 3 Double Diploma
Level 3 Triple Diploma
You’ll follow a practical, balanced science programme covering Biology, Chemistry and Physics. You’ll visit real scientific workplaces, work independently on a number of projects and keep track of your progress and achievement through portfolio assessment. Assessment is on-going, motivating you to analyse and improve your own performance. You will study a whole range of units including human physiology, medical science techniques and chemistry practical.
Higher Education Destinations:
- University of Manchester – Genetics with a Modern Language (4 years)
- University of Lincolnshire – Biomedical Science
- MMU – Dental Technology
Former Applied Science students have progressed to HE courses such as Chemistry with Forensics, Forensic Science, Pharmaceutical Management, Teaching, Nursing, Chemistry, Biology, Radiography and Biomedical Sciences. There are a wide variety of careers available for you to explore such as Medical Physicist, Medical Laboratory Assistant or Chemist.
You will need a 4 or above in GCSE Combined Science or 4s in two single sciences (i.e. Biology, Chemistry or Physics). Alternatively, you’ll need at least a Merit in BTEC First Certificate or BTEC Diploma in Science.
Year 1 and Year 2 75% Coursework 25% Exam