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Science Level 3 BTEC National at Westminster Kingsway College

Course description

What will I study?
The course is designed to provide a broad knowledge and understanding of science through an active experience of the scientific environment, it includes:
• Science at work
• Scientific analysis
• Monitoring the activity of the human body
• Cells and molecules
• Chemicals for a purpose
• The physics of sport
• Investigating the scientist’s work
• Sampling, testing and processing
• Synthesising organic chemicals
• Materials for a purpose
• Applications of biotechnology
• Working waves

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C or above, including Maths, or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at grade Merit or above with Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 2 and a good reference. If you do not already have qualifications in English and Maths you will need to do a short test.


The qualification is gained through continuous assessment and external examination.

Future opportunities

Progression to a higher level course or into employment.

Further information

'To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 March 2017
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