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Applied Science at Little Heath School

Course description

Science is the foundation of our understanding of the world we live in. The Applied Science A Level course will deepen your understanding of the real science used daily in a wide variety of businesses and organisations.Through various technical activities, you will develop your practical skills, often using more advanced equipment and chemicals not usually used lower down the school.

This focus on real laboratory work is backed up with coursework tasks set in realistic work situations.This all means that Applied Science gives you an interesting, flexible and useful vocational qualification with many transferable skills.

Entry requirements

To gain the foundation needed to succeed on this course, you need a good set of GCSE results as the course can be quite demanding, including at least at C in Mathematics and English. Candidates with lower GCSE scores could take the course and will be given additional support, particularly in the coursework modules. Ideally if you have an interest in Applied Science AS level then you should be aiming for at least a C grade in GCSE Additional Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Little Heath School directly.

Last updated date: 20 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years