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Applied Science Level 3 Diploma (90 Credit) at Aylesbury College

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Applied Science

Course content

General understanding of all the main sciences including practical skills. The important practices and procedures used within a scientific workplace as well as communicating science. You will gain an understanding of planning and carrying out laboratory investigations to correct protocols and analysing and applying mathematical techniques. The two physiology units cover the major systems of the body including their structure, function and control. This qualification will help you to either gain employment as a laboratory technician within a variety of industries or go on to university and extend your scientific knowledge.


Example modules Fundamentals of science Working in the science industry Scientific investigation Scientific practical techniques Using mathematical tools for science Physiology of human body systems Physiology of regulation and reproduction Microbiological techniques Genetics and genetic engineering Chemical laboratory techniques Employability Study skills and tutorial


Entry requirements

5 GCSE at C or above including English and Maths and a grade B or above in Double or Triple Science.


Assignments, Practical assessments, laboratory lab book and controlled assessments

Future opportunities

Employment in the science sector or progression onto vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Applied Biology, Applied Chemistry or health-related or other science-related qualifications.

Employment in the science sector in a wide variety of specialisms

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 January 2016

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