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BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/Diploma in Applied Science (2 A level equivalent) at Huddersfield New College

Course description

Examples of topic areas include:

• Scientific practical techniques
• Physiology of human body systems
• Practical chemical analysis
• Medical physics techniques
• Biochemistry and biochemical techniques
• Diseases and infections
• Electrical circuits and their applications
• Perceptions of science

Course content

The Extended Certificate (1yr) and Diploma (2yr) in Applied Science are taken with 1 other subject and provide a significant science element to a programme which opens up many science-based progression opportunities.

Entry requirements

Grade 4 in GCSE Maths and one grade 4 within GCSE Single or Combined Science grades or a Pass in a vocational level 2 Science qualification.

General entry criteria will also apply, this is available on our website.



Assessment is by coursework.

Please note the awarding body for all BTEC qualifications recently made the decision to extend the current BTEC courses in our offer beyond 2018. This means that for 2018 entry, all Level 3 vocational subjects will continue to be assessed by coursework only, with the exception of Art and Design.

Future opportunities

Progression routes are varied and can lead onto a wide range of science and non-science degrees.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 October 2017
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