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Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

  • A range of modules that prepare learners for progression in STEM courses and employment
  • You will have the opportunity to take part in extra curricula activities such as the EESW and Big Bang events where learners can compete for the national title of the young engineer of the year award
  • The course will be delivered by a highly skilled and enthusiastic team
  • The Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science is equivalent to one A-level.

Course content

The Level three Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science will give learners the opportunity to develop their scientific, mathematical and analytical capabilities. It is a robust yet enjoyable course that will stretch learners and prepare them for progression in higher education or future careers.

The subsidiary diploma in Applied Science engages learners both theoretically and practically, so that they experience a broad range of scientific, mathematical and engineering disciplines. This extensive range of subjects will prepare learners for future employment or courses in the STEM (science, mathematics, engineering and technology) sector, gaining a set of skills that are highly sought after by both educational institutions and employers.

The course will be delivered by a highly skilled and enthusiastic team within a relaxed yet challenging learning environment. It can also be studies alongside a mix of other A-levels if desired.

Entry requirements

You will normally need to have the following: 6 GCSE’s including Science and Mathematics.


Continual assessment - Assignments throughout the course

Future opportunities

This course gives students a wide choice of progression options into further study, training or employment. It is ideally suited for progression to STEM courses at university. These will include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering and Technology.

The diverse nature of the course is ideally suited to those who wish to gain a qualification that could lead to a variety of scientific careers ranging from forensic science to accountancy.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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