BTEC Applied Science Subsidiary Diploma at Wootton Upper School and Arts College
What is the course about?
- Experiencing science in an industrial context
- Improving laboratory practical techniques
- Providing opportunity for scientific investigation
Students will study compulsory modules such as:
- Fundamentals of Science
- Working in the Science Industry
- Practical Techniques
In addition, by selecting from a range of optional modules students can choose to specialise, leading to any of the above named qualifications.
To start the BTEC Level 3 Applied Science course, students need to achieve at least a grade C in GCSE Additional Science or a grade C in one or more of Biology, Physics or Chemistry. Alternatively students should achieve a Pass in BTEC Applied Science Level 2 with at least one assignment graded as a Merit and teacher recommendation of suitability for Level 3.
The BTEC Applied Science Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to one GCE A Level. It provides a sound basis for progression to a range of Higher Education courses, eg Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, Nursing, Sports Science and many other science based courses. It aims to support standards demanded by scientific employment sectors by adopting a vocational, skills based approach.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wootton Upper School and Arts College directly.