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Applied Science - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at John Ruskin College

Course description

A two year course designed to develop advanced knowledge and application of theory in the health sciences, electronics, microbiology and scientific research areas. You will also hone your advanced practical skills and have the opportunity to visit a variety of scientific sites.

Course content

Some of the units you will study are as follows:

Year 1 - fundamentals of science, scientific practical techniques, biochemistry and biochemical techniques, micro biological techniques, chemical laboratory techniques.

Year 2- electrical circuits and their applications, genetics and genetic engineering, practical chemical analysis, medical physics techniques and diseases and infections.

Entry requirements

A minimum of English Language GCSE at grade C or above (or equivalent), Maths GCSE at grade C or above (or equivalent) AND Science GCSE at grade C or above, plus one of the below (unless stated otherwise):


• 1 other GCSE at grade C (or above) OR
• Merit at Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate (or above) OR
• Merit at Level 2 VRQ Diploma OR
• Pass at Level 2 NVQ

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 October 2016
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