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Applied Science - AS/A2 Level at St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

Course description

Our Level 3 Applied General Certificates in Science is a vocational complement to A-levels and ideal for learners looking to broaden their knowledge of a particular sector. Developed with the support of higher education they also meet new performance measurements for achievement and attract UCAS tariff points. They reflect the most current and relevant subjects and themes, with a strong focus on synoptic learning and assessment.

Course content

Below are the units which are covered on this course.

  • Key concepts of science
  • Science in the modern world
  • Applied experimental techniques
  • Investigating science
  • Microbiology
  • Medical physics
  • Organic chemistry
  • The human body


Entry requirements

If you enjoy Science and wish to study all aspects, then the Level 3 Applied General Certificates in Applied Science could be for you. Entry on to the Certificate course requires a Grade C in Biology, Chemistry or Physics separates or a Grade C in Science Core and Additional: a Grade 5 in Maths GCSE and English GCSE are also required.





Future opportunities

Young people now thinking about studying Applied Science will spend most of their working lives in the 21st Century. It is likely that their careers will be flexible and involve several changes of direction. Career opportunities for people with qualifications in a scientific field are very broad and diverse.

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: 06 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Unknown
  • Duration: AS - One Year A2 - Two Years