Science Applied (LEVEL 3 BTEC NATIONAL SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA) at Queensbury Academy
Exam Board: BTEC/Edexcel
This course is suitable for anyone who is planning to enter work directly or wishes to proceed to Higher Education. After completing the course, students can pursue careers in areas such as hospital laboratory work, food science, scientific research, and health-related professions.
This two year course is a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to 1 A* - E grade at A –Level.
The teaching for the course will involve a mixture of lecturing, practical work, personal research, group research, discussion, and visits to local businesses. The course consists of an even mix of biology, chemistry, and physics topics.
Six core units which provide a general understanding of the main areas of chemistry physics and biology and help you to develop a range of practical skills through experimental work.
Units to be studied
- Fundamentals of Science
- Working in the Science Industry
- Scientific Practical Techniques
- Physiology of Human Body Systems
- Energy Changes Sources and Applications
- Chemical Laboratory Techniques
Students must have achieved CC at GCSE Science or a Merit in Level 2 Applied Science
The course is 100% internally assessed, through a combination of practical and written coursework.
None - assuming that student has attended lessons, and met all departmental and course requirements
Gives students access to appropriate level 3 courses
Students wishing to consider A Level Science courses must take additional or triple science.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queensbury Academy directly.