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BTEC Certificate in Applied Science - Level 3 at Buckinghamshire UTC

Course description

This is the first year of the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma. This Diploma carries UCAS points that are equivalent to A Level qualifications and contribute to overall university entrance points at most higher education institutions.

What Will I Learn

This qualification will give you the opportunity to acquire technical and employability skills, knowledge and understanding for the science industry, which are transferable to many other careers. It will also allow you to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. It is a mix of theoretical and practical units where you learn about the practices and procedures of the science industry, communication, designing and labatory, health and safety, the body systems and many more. You will also go on trips to enrich your experience.

Example Modules

  • Fundamentals of science
  • Working in the Science Industry
  • Scientific Practical Techniques
  • Physiology of Human body systems

Entry requirements

Previous GCSE grade B/C in Science and grade C in English and Maths are required as part of a wider GCSE profile (at least 5 at C or above).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buckinghamshire UTC directly.

Last updated date: 06 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 36 weeks