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BTEC Applied Science at The Whitby High School

Course description

Route 1: BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

Year 12 Mandatory Units:

· Fundamentals of Science (10 credits)

· Working in the Science Industry (10 credits)

· Scientific practical techniques (10 credits)

Year 13 Optional Units:

3 units that make up 30 credits e.g.

· Medical Physics Techniques (10 credits)

· Criminology (10 credits)

· Forensic evidence collection and analysis (10 credits)

Route 2: BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Year 12 Mandatory Units:

· Fundamentals of Science (10 credits)

· Working in the Science Industry (10 credits)

· Scientific practical techniques (10 credits)

· Scientific Investigation (10 credits)

· Perceptions of Science (10 credits)

· Using mathematical tools for Science (5 credits)

Year 13 Optional Units:

7 units that make up 65 credits e.g.

· Mathematical Calculations in Science (5 credits)

· Genetics and Genetic engineering (10 credits)

· Medical Physical Techniques (10 credits)

· Chemical Laboratory Techniques (10 credits)

· Criminology (10 credits)

· Forensic evidence collection and analysis (10 credits)

Entry requirements

GCSE Additional Science or GCSESeparate Science at a minimum gradeC or OCR Nationals Science at Meritlevel.Grade C or above in Mathematics andEnglish Language.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Whitby High School directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014

Key information

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

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