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BTEC Diploma in Applied Science at Regent High School

Course description

CHOOSE THIS COURSE IF…

- you would like to learn more about the inner workings of the human body at a physiological and cellular level

- you are intrigued by how medical drugs are produced and tested

- you prefer learning vocationally (understanding science directly relating to a specific career or profession)

Course content

You will study 12 units over the two year course, taught by a range of staff with varied scientific expertise. You will be given the chance to participate in a number of activities and academic challenges, from vocational studies at the Royal Veterinary College to research projects about the implications of media on scientific ethics.

The Level 3 Diploma is equivalent to two A Level qualifications and can provide up to 280 UCAS points.

Entry requirements

At least 5 A*-C grades at GCSE or equivalent with at least a grade D in English Language and Maths and preferably a grade C in GCSE Science.

Assessment

- 100% coursework portfolio.

- completion of 12 units of study.

Future opportunities

HIGHER STUDY

- university degrees in Science, Midwifery and many more

- apprenticeships in similar areas can provide an alternative route

POSSIBLE CAREER OPTIONS

- Medical Researcher

- Optometrist

- Forensic Scientist

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

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