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Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science is highly rewarding and provides a good alternative to Science AS/A2 Level. It is equivalent to three A Levels and is a valid progression route to university. The course is designed with two main purposes – to outline the strong science background required at this level of study, and to put science into a useful context through applied learning. The core units will help you to develop a range of skills, including practical laboratory skills, presentation skills and written skills. At the end of two years you will have a portfolio of work which reflects your efforts during the course.

Course content

WHAT YOU WILL BE LEARNING:

Year 1

 Unit 1 - Fundamentals of Science

Unit 2 - Working in the Science Industry

Unit 4 - Scientific Practical Techniques Unit 6 - Using Mathematical Tools in Science

Unit 8 - Using Statistics in Science

Unit 11 - Physiology of Human Body Systems Unit 13 - Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques

Unit 14 - Energy Changes, Sources and Applications

Unit 27 - Chemical Periodicity and its Applications

Unit 28 - Industrial Applications of Organic Chemistry

Year 2

Unit 3 - Scientific Investigations

Unit 5 - Perceptions of Science

Unit 12 - Physiology of Human Regulation and Reproduction

Unit 15 - Microbiological Techniques Unit 17 - Electric Circuits and their Applications

Unit 18 - Genetics and Genetic Engineering Unit 22 - Chemical Laboratory Techniques

Unit 25 - Electronics for Science Technicians Unit 26 - Industrial Chemical Reactions

Entry requirements

Level 3 Diplomas are for students with 4 A-C grades at GCSE.

Future opportunities

This course is beneficial to anyone wanting to pursue a career in science. There is the opportunity to study science further at university with this course as it's equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Further information

Please visit our website or call admissions on 0800 389 2947.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017
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