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Applied Science at Ursuline College

Course description

BTEC Applied Science Extended Certificate

Course content

1. Principles and Applications of Science

2. Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques

3. Science Investigation Skills

4. OPTIONAL UNIT – TBA 

Entry requirements

Five GCSE 9-4 grades. 

GCSE Core Science –  Grade 4

GCSE Additional Science – Grade 4

Assessment

1)Coursework – this is set and marked by the school and verified by the exam board (42%)

2)Exam –1.5 hours.  Set and marked by the exam board, covering the content of unit 1

3)Supervised assessment task - Set and marked by the exam board, covering the content of unit 3. This involves both practical and written submission.

The external assessment forms 58% of the final grade.

Future opportunities

Biological sciences, pharmacy, nursing, childcare, social services, public services, animal care, teaching

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: 11 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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