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BTEC Level 2 First Award in Application of Science at The John Henry Newman RC School

Course description

• This qualification builds on a foundation of the Key Stage
3 science programme of study and is a Level 2 First Award
in Principles of Applied Science.
• Unit 5: Applications of Chemical Substances – energy
changes, organic compounds and developing new
• Unit 6: Applications of Physical Science – motion, forces,
light, sound and electricity
• Unit 7: Health Applications of Life Science - healthy living,
protecting ourselves and treatments for illness
• Unit 8: Scientific Skills - planning for an investigation,
using data to draw conclusions and evaluate processes
• Units 5-7 make up 75% of the qualification and are
coursework based
• Unit 8 is an externally examined unit which contributes the
remaining 25% of the qualification

Entry requirements

Grade D in Core Science

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The John Henry Newman RC School directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2014
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Key information

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