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Applied Science BTEC Level 3 at Burnley College

Course description

This course provides insight into the practical application of science, covering topics such as science and the community, energy and efficiency, analysis methods, practical techniques and the human body.

Entry requirements

To take four AS Levels in Year 1 (leading to three or four A Levels in Year 2):
At least six GCSEs at grades A to C, including both English and Maths. 

To take three AS Levels in Year 1 (leading to three A Levels in Year 2):
At least five GCSEs at grades A to C, including both English and Maths. 

A minimum of a grade B/C (the B can be in Core or Additional) in GCSE Dual Science paper. 

Entry criteria for all qualifications are subject to a reference from your previous school or place of study.

Assessment

You will be assessed by a portfolio of coursework for Units 1 and 2 and an examination for Unit 3.

Future opportunities

The study of Applied Science can lead to university study and careers in diverse areas including environmental science, the energy industry, forensics, materials technology or sustainability.

Further information

Our impressive Science Hub contains high specification laboratory facilities, interactive whiteboards, a 3D projection screen and an extensive range of science books and journals. Science students have access to our large, flexible open plan Science Hub with lab equipment and facilities available to support teaching and learning.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burnley College directly.

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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