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Applied Science BTEC Level 2 Diploma at City of Westminster College

Course description

This course offers students the opportunity to study science and to progress to a wide choice of courses at level 3. You will study a range of science subjects, together with some specialist options.

Some of the topics covered are:

  • Energy and Our Universe
  • Biology and Our Environment
  • Chemistry and Our Earth
  • The Living Body
  • Chemical Analysis and Detection
  • Exploring Our Universe
  • Investigating a Crime Scene
  • Practical Scientific Project

You will also work towards improving your English and Maths Skills through a GCSE or Functional Skills

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above including Science, English and Maths.

BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Applied Science with Functional Skills at Level 1


Assessment will be by assignments, presentations, observation of practical work and practical lab written reports. Each unit studied will use one or more of these assessment methods.

Future opportunities

This is a full time Level 2 Applied Science qualification. It develops student’s knowledge of science and a progression route into the Applied Science (Applied, Forensic or Medical Science) or any other Science related course at Level 3 such as Engineering, Health and Social Care or Sport.

However in order to be recommended to go onto these courses you must show your teacher that you are up to Level 3 work by submitting high quality assignments by the deadline.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Westminster College directly.

Last updated date: 29 February 2016
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