Applied Science BTEC National Extended Cert (EDEXCEL) ELL at Invictus Sixth Form
Why choose this course?
BTECs embody a fundamentally learner-centred approach to the curriculum, with a flexible, unit-based structure and knowledge applied in project-based assessments. They focus on the holistic development of the practical, interpersonal and thinking skills required to be able to succeed in employment and higher education.
Unit 1 Examined unit covering Biology, Chemistry and Physics content.
Unit 2 Coursework unit covering practical skills in a laboratory including titrations, calorimetry and chromatography
Unit 3 External assessment of practical skills developed over the year including evaluating practical methods, calculations and interpreting findings.
Unit 4 Coursework unit covering anatomy and physiology.
Specific Entry Requirements for this course (in addition to at least 5 grades 5s inc Eng and Maths): B Grade at GCSE
Out of 360 points
Exam - 90
Coursework - 150
External assessment - 120
With a track record built over 30 years of learner success, BTEC Level 3 Nationals are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the signature vocational qualification at Level 3, providing progression into the workplace either directly or via study at a higher level. Proof comes from YouGov research, which shows that 62% of large companies have recruited employees with BTEC qualifications. What’s more, well over 100,000 BTEC students apply to UK universities every year and their BTEC Level 3 Nationals are accepted by over 150 UK universities and higher education institutes for relevant degree programmes either on their own or in combination with A Levels.
How to apply
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