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Applied Science BTEC National Extended Diploma Level 3 at South & City College Birmingham

Course description

This two year course will give you an in-depth understanding of applied science. It is perfect if you want to pursue a career in the field of science, such as laboratory and industrial science, chemistry or radiography or if you would like to continue on to higher education. You will explore a number of fundamental scientific concepts in chemistry, biology and physics.

Entry requirements

You'll need three GCSEs grade A-C including science and maths or equivalent qualifications or BTEC in Applied Science level 2 with merit or distinction grades. You will also need to undertake an interview and assessment prior to enrolment.

Financial information

24+ LOAN FEES: £ 7,000.00
. Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances.For full fee information do not hesitateto call us on 0800 111 6311

Future opportunities

Upon completion of this course you will be able to apply to universities for a range of applied science based degrees. Previous students from this course have progressed onto degrees in chemistry with analytical science, radiography, radiotherapy, chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, microbiology, forensic science, computer science and pharmaceutical science. This qualification is primarily designed to support progression to employment after further study at university. However, it also supports students choosing to progress directly to employment, as the transferable knowledge, understanding and skills will give successful students an advantage when applying for a range of entry level industry training programmes and/or Higher Apprenticeships in areas such as laboratory technician, industrial technician and medical technician. Students could look for work in areas such as a hospital laboratory, research laboratory, a laboratory in a school or college, or a quality control laboratory.

Further information

Please contact our admissions team on 0800 111 6311 or email You can also visit our website and apply online.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South & City College Birmingham directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2017
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