BTEC National Diplomas: Science
During the two years you will study eighteen units in total. Six core units: '¢ Fundamentals of Science. Working in the Science Industry. Scientific Investigation. Scientific Practical Techniques. Perceptions of Science. Application of Numbers for Science Technicians. Plus six other units we pick, these are likely to include: '¢ Forensics. Medical Physics techniques. '¢.
Government funding available
To take into account
In addition to a keen interest in Science, you will need to show high levels of motivation, commitment and initiative plus good organisational skills. In addition to the College's entry requirements, you will need to show that you have good English skills.
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Why study the BTEC National Diploma in Science?
If you are clear about the area of employment or further study that you wish to enter, then the BTEC National Diploma in Science offers you the chance to find out about the applications of a range of different science subjects, not just the traditional Chemistry, Biology and Physics. The course is entirely assessed by coursework, therefore you need to be very organised, motivated and keen to find things' out for yourself. The qualification is equivalent to three A-levels.
What do I study?
During the two years you will study eighteen units in total.
Six core units:
- Fundamentals of Science
- Working in the Science Industry
- Scientific Investigation
- Scientific Practical Techniques
- Perceptions of Science
- Application of Numbers for Science Technicians
Plus six other units we pick, these are likely to include:
- Medical Physics techniques
- Human physiology
- Electrical Circuits and their industrial applications
Where does the BTEC National Diploma in Science take me?
This course will provide you with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for a variety of Science related jobs and courses at university. Previous students have gone on to be Pharmacy Technicians in a hospital, and others have gone to university to study Forensics and health related courses.