Science (Applied) BTEC at King's Oak Academy
You will learn about science theory through developing your practical and research skills. You will become a scientist and will build up portfolios of evidence for assessment.
Unit 1: Fundamentals Of Science. Finding out about the science behind cell biology, periodic table, energy conversion through research
and practical work.
Unit 2: Working in the Science Industry. A chance to explore what happens in a science workplace, such as communication, lab design, safety procedures and security.
Unit 4: Scientific Practical Techniques. You will be trained to following practical procedures and use a range of specialised science equipment.
Unit 5: Perceptions of science.
Unit 11: Physiology of human body systems.
Unit 13: Biochemistry and biochemical techniques.
Unit 15: Microbiological techniques.
Unit 18: Genetics and genetic engineering.
C grades in science GCSE or BTEC level 2 merit. Maths and English to C grade.
100% coursework marked and moderated by examiners.
Foundation/BA/BSc degrees in applied science/vocational science courses. The UCAS points are widely accepted by non Russell group universities. There is a natural progression to practical science jobs such as lab technician.
Nursing; animal care; science technician; sports sciences; food safety; radiography assistant; forensic scientist.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.