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Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science at West Coventry 6th Form (Woodlands Academy, Tile Hill Wood School, Westwood Academy)

Course description

This is a course for students who would like to study or work in science, get practical experience and knowledge of working in a laboratory or in the field and those considering a career in laboratory work or practical-based applications of science such as Forensic Science. This course is perfect for you!

Course content

Core Units for Year 12 subjects studied are fundamentals of science and working in the science industry Year 12 – Scientific Practical Techniques. Year 13 - Specialist units.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above including Maths and English and at least Double Science (or a suitable Vocational Science.


Year 12: Portfolio – Certificate in Applied Science Year 13: Portfolio – Certificate in Applied Science

Future opportunities

Students from this course can go on to study at Higher Education

Further information

A variety of teaching methods are used including formal lessons, group work, discussion and practical work. Homework is regularly set and must be completed to succeed on this course. Final assessment is based on portfolios externally moderated and assessed examinations. As the course is based on coursework, you will be expected to do private study and there will be assignments to meet with strict deadlines.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Coventry 6th Form (Woodlands Academy, Tile Hill Wood School, Westwood Academy) directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 52 Weeks - 104 Weeks

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