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Applied Science Diploma Level 2 at City of Bristol College

Course description

In the first part of the course you will study basic science skills. In the second part of the course you will develop your skills in practical application of science and also study specialist units. If you have not already gained at least a grade C at GCSE in maths and English Language you will be required to study these alongside the Applied Science course. You must successfully complete the first year of the course in order to progress onto the second year.

Course content

Part 1
- Science fundamentals
- Chemistry
- Biology
- Physics
- Basic psychology

Part 2
- Applications of chemistry, biology and physics
- Scientific investigation
- Applications of health science
- Crime scene investigation

Entry requirements

- To be 16-18 years old
- 4 GCSEs at grade D or above including maths, English and science
- Good academic reference
- Good personal organisation
- Good communication skills

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Bristol College directly.

Last updated date: 04 February 2016
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    • Situated in the city centre, this College centre is right next to College Green, the harbourside, and Park Street. Facilities at the centre include:

      • Training kitchen and restaurant
      • Creative and media studios
      • Science and computing labs
      • Air cabin training room
      • Study Centre

      College Green Centre is home to our Sixth Form Academy, with around 1,200 full-time students studying vocational qualifications. There are also around 400 A Level students based here.

      Courses available for adult learners include:

      • Job seekers – including ESOL, employability and vocational training
      • Professional IT and business training for adults
      • Foundation Degrees in subjects such as Photography, Graphic Design and Media

      There are plenty of trips, events and sporting activities to help you make friends and make the most out of College.

      And the central location means you’re never far from amenities such as the Watershed, At-Bristol, M Shed, Central Library and Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.