Applied Science (BTEC)

Level 3 Double Diploma

Level 3 Triple Diploma

Course Summary:

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

Career destinations:

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.

Entry Requirements:

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.

Assessment Method:

Year 1 and Year 2 75% Coursework 25% Exam

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