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Applied Science (Pharmacy) BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at LeSoCo

Course description

This course mainly consists of Biology, Chemistry and Physics units (of equal weighting). There are additional compulsory modules in Mathematics (Level 3), Study Skills and Information Technology (Level 2/3). In Biology, students will cover the following specific units: Cell Structure and Function; Genes and Proteins; Human Physiology; Genes and Inheritance; and Ecology and Evolution. In Chemistry, students will explore specific units of: Patterns in Chemistry; Chemical Kinetics; Organic Chemistry; Chemistry and the Environment; as well as Structure and Properties of Biological Molecules. In Physics, students will cover specific units including: Health Physics; Electricity; Units, Motions and Forces; Waves and Telecommunications; and Mechanical Properties of Materials. The programme is taught through a mix of formal lessons, laboratory practical's, group work and independent presentations.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grades A*-C; one of which must be GCSE English or GCSE Mathematics. Or successful completion of a Level 2 substantial qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, and a satisfactory reference.

Future opportunities

Having successfully completed the course you could pursue a degree, foundation degree or a HNC/D in science-related subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact LeSoCo directly.

Last updated date: 28 April 2016
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