BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science, Biodmedical and Forensic

Overview

WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?

You will study a number of different units to give you an understanding of science and how to perform experiments in the laboratory and in the field. Units range from principles and applications of science, scientific investigation, laboratory techniques and experimental skills, to disease & microorganisms, human biology, inorganic and organic chemistry and forensic evidence collection and analysis.

IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

The course is practical and theory based, which equips you with the scientific knowledge and practical skills that are in high demand in industry and universities.

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

Entry requirements are 5 GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above which should include; Science, Maths and English. Relevant Level 2 BTEC qualifications are taken into account.  Appropriate work experience is also considered. Entry is by interview.

WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN IF I SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE COURSE?

BTEC Level 3 National in Applied Science as a Foundation Diploma (one year) or Extended Diploma (two year). The Extended Diploma in Applied Science can be specifically in either biomedical science or analytical and forensic science.

 

What does this subject include?

You will study a number of different units to give you an understanding of science and how to perform experiments in the laboratory and in the field. Units range from principles and applications of science, scientific investigation, laboratory techniques and experimental skills, to disease & microorganisms, human biology, inorganic and organic chemistry and forensic evidence collection and analysis.

What is the structure of the course?

National Foundation Diploma in Applied Science 1 year full time
National Extended Diploma in Applied Science 2 years full time
Units are assessed by a range of methods; examinations, set tasks, written assignments, practicals, projects, oral presentations or case studies.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Entry requirements are 5 GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above which should include; Science, Maths and English.
  • Relevant Level 2 BTEC qualifications are taken into account.
  • Appropriate work experience is also considered. Entry is by interview

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