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BTEC 90-credit Diploma in Applied Science (QCF) at Buckinghamshire UTC

Course description

What Will I Learn

General understanding of all the main sciences including practical skills. The important practices and procedures used within a scientific workplace as well as communicating science. You will gain an understanding of planning and carrying out laboratory investigations to correct protocols and analysing and applying mathematecal techniques. The two physiology units cover the major systems of the body including their structure, function and control. This qualification will help you to either gain employment as a laboratory technician within a variety of industries or go on to university and extend your scienetific knowledge.

Example Modules

  • Fundamentals of science
  • Working in the science industry
  • Scientific investigation
  • Scientific practical techniques
  • Using mathematecal tools for science
  • Physiology of human body systems
  • Physiology of regulation and reproduction
  • Microbiological technology

Entry requirements

5 GCSE A* - C - must include maths and Science at grade B

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buckinghamshire UTC directly.

Last updated date: 06 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 36 weeks