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Science BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate at Brompton Academy

Course description


This qualification reflects aspects of employment within Science organisations or organisations that use Science, and enable learners to develop practical scientific skills.  The qualification enables students to build a portfolio of scientific investigations.  Students will have the opportunity to cover areas of laboratory science, forensic science, medical science, environmental science, and the biological, chemical and physical sciences.  This provides a route into a diverse range of scientific careers.

Entry requirements


Students must have achieved a D grade or above in GCSE Science A AND GCSE Additional Science, or have a C grade in GCSE Science A (without Additional Science) or have achieved at least a Distinction in the Level 2 BTEC Principles of Applied Science.  They must also have at least a grade 5 in GCSE English and Maths.



The BTEC level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science qualification awards Pass, Merit, Distinction and Distinction* grades.  Assessment is through a variety of techniques both written and practical.

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Future opportunities

Completition of the Extended Certificate qualification will give between 16 and 56 UCAS points, to be used to gain entry onto a degree or entry into the workplace.

Further information

Please contact Brompton Academy on 01634 852341.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 January 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year