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Applied Science at Joseph Swan Academy

Course description

This very popular course is designed to enable students to understand and appreciate the impact that science has on our everyday lives. There is a high level of practical work involved so the students become very skilful in carrying out practical techniques and safely following standard procedures.

Students have the opportunity to research and visit a variety of local organisations, where science is used in the workplace.

Students carry out research on energy use and the generation of electricity. This gives them a greater insight into the issues associated with carbon emissions and global warming, which are of great concern to everyone.

This course will prepare students for a range of courses including a degree in Applied Science. A level Applied Science can lead to a variety of careers including: teaching, laboratory technician, forensic science, dental technician, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, environmental work and the health and beauty industries.

Entry requirements

2B’s in GCSE Science

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Joseph Swan Academy directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years