Applied Science Level 3 at Sir John Gleed School
This qualification enables learners to develop practical scientific skills and will appeal to students who prefer portfolio-based assessment rather than examinations. Units covered include laboratory, forensic, medical, environmental, biological, chemical and physical
Mandatory (core) units:
- Fundamentals of Science
- Working in the Science Industry
- Scientific Investigations
- Scientific Practical Techniques
- Perceptions of Science
- Using Mathematical Tools in Science
After completion of the core units you might specialise in the area that you are most interested in by selecting units to tailor your own course from a comprehensive list of units for each area.
The specialist units are:
- Forensic Science
- Medical Science
- Polymer Technology
At least 5 GCSE’s at grade A* - C, including English, Maths and Science.
To further study
This course will allow you to move on to higher level science courses such as Sports Science, Medical Science or Materials Engineering
Alternatively this course will provide a route to employment in the science industry or within organisations that use science
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir John Gleed School directly.