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Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science is highly rewarding and provides a good alternative to Science AS/A2 Level. It is equivalent to three A Levels and is a valid progression route to university. The course is designed with two main purposes – to outline the strong science background required at this level of study, and to put science into a useful context through applied learning. The core units will help you to develop a range of skills, including practical laboratory skills, presentation skills and written skills. At the end of two years you will have a portfolio of work which reflects your efforts during the course. WHAT YOU WILL BE LEARNING: Year 1 Units Unit 1 - Fundamentals of Science Unit 2 - Working in the Science Industry Unit 4 - Scientific Practical Techniques Unit 6 - Using Mathematical Tools in Science Unit 8 - Using Statistics in Science Unit 11 - Physiology of Human Body Systems Unit 13 - Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques Unit 14 - Energy Changes, Sources and Applications Unit 27 - Chemical Periodicity and its Applications Unit 28 - Industrial Applications of Organic Chemistry Year 2 Units Unit 3 - Scientific Investigations Unit 5 - Perceptions of Science Unit 12 - Physiology of Human Regulation and Reproduction Unit 15 - Microbiological Techniques Unit 17 - Electric Circuits and their Applications Unit 18 - Genetics and Genetic Engineering Unit 22 - Chemical Laboratory Techniques Unit 25 - Electronics for Science Technicians Unit 26 - Industrial Chemical Reactions

Entry requirements

Grade CC in Core Science and Additional Science plus 2 other grade C’s. In addition a minimum of grade D in English & Maths.

Future opportunities

This course is beneficial to anyone wanting to pursue a career in science. There is the opportunity to study science further at university with this course as it's equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Further information

Please visit our website or call admissions on 0800 389 2947.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2016
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