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Applied Science at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

Course description

This course is for people with a strong interest in Science who wish to follow careers in one of the many areas of Science. This type of course requires you to be well organised and able to work to deadlines; you will be a student who achieves through continuous assessment rather than final exams

Certificate Year 1

There are three mandatory units in the first year:

* Fundamentals of Science
* Working in the Science Industry
* Scientific Practical Techniques

Subsidiary Diploma Year 2

There will be two pathways through the Subsidiary Diploma - Forensic Science or Medical Science. Possible units include:

* Forensic Evidence, Collection and Analysis
* Criminal Investigations Procedure
* Criminal Psychology
* Physiology of Human Body Systems
* Biomedical Science Techniques
* Clinical Psychology

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at C grade or above to include a C grade or above in English and Mathematics.

Also Core and Additional Science or BTEC Level 2 Applied Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shrewsbury Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 06 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years