Applied Science BTEC Extended Diploma level 3

In Leicester

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Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Leicester

Description

This is a two-year, full-time course (equivalent to three A levels) which will allow you to apply afterwards for a degree or to enter the sector workforce. The course incorporates a thorough grounding in the latest industry requirements and develops work-ready skills such as teamwork and experience of research, extended writing and meeting deadlines. […]

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Location

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Leicester (Leicestershire)
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Painter Street, LE1 3WA

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To take into account

Standard entry to this course requires one positive reference, 90% attendance at your last place of work or study, and five GCSEs at 4 (grade C) or above including science, English and maths. Consideration will be given to all applicants over the age of 19 who do not hold formal English and maths qualifications.

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Subjects

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Course programme

Year 1

Although topics may be subject to change, you will study a mix of four core units and two optional units in their first year. Units include topics such as: principles and applications of science (exam unit); practical scientific procedures and techniques; science investigation skills (exam unit); and an investigative project.

Year 2

You will continue to study three core units and four option units in your second year. Units include topics such as laboratory techniques and their application; principles and applications of science 2 (exam unit); contemporary issues in science (exam unit); physiology of human body systems; human regulations and reproduction; genetics and genetic engineering; and medical and physics applications.

Additional information

Today’s BTEC Nationals are demanding. For this course you will have to be organised, adhering to your deadlines and keeping a portfolio of your assignments. There are four externally assessed units (exams) over the two years of the course. The remainder of your qualification will be assessed internally by a variety of methods that may include a practical assignment, essays, and/or presentations.

Applied Science BTEC Extended Diploma level 3

Price on request