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Applied Science BTEC Level 3 at Tor Bridge High

Course description

A Level 3 BTEC qualification is designed as a highly specialist, work related qualification. They can be individualised to allow you to gain a qualification that
relates to your work aspirations. They enable the knowledge, understanding and skills that students need to prepare them for employment of progression opportunities to higher education. The Year 12 course content is mandatory but there is the opportunity to specialise in Year 13.

Course content

Fundamentals of Science
Scientific Practical Techniques
Scientific Investigation Skills

For the Medical Science route
Physiology of Human Body Systems
Physiology of Human Regulation and
Medical Physics Techniques

For the Chemical Route
Practical Chemical Analysis
Chemical Laboratory Techniques
Industrial Chemistry Techniques

For the Environmental Route
Science for Environmental Technicians
Plant and Soil Science
Geology of Natural Resources

Entry requirements

Two or more GCSE Sciences, grade C or above. Mathematics, grade 5 or above.


Through a series of portfolio-based assessments all carried out in school and assessed in school by your teachers. An external exam in Year 12 and an externally assessed practical investigation in Year 13.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tor Bridge High directly.

Last updated date: 17 January 2018

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