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Applied Science A Level at Whitley Bay High School

Course description

The course is very good preparation for a career in medical science (for example nursing, occupational therapy, sports science or as a technician in any field, such as forensics or microbiology). It teaches the fundamental scientific knowledge and skills valued by universities and employers.

Course content

Level 3 Certificate:

  • Key Concepts in Science
  • Applied Experimental Techniques
  • Science in the Modern World

Level 3 Extended Certificate:

  • The Human Body
  • Investigating Science
  • Microbiology

Entry requirements

A minimum of two C grades in two Science subjects and a C in Maths.

Assessment

Level 3 Certificate:

  • Key Concepts in Science - 1hr30 Examination
  • Applied Experimental Techniques - Coursework
  • Science in the Modern World - 1hr30 Examination

Level 3 Extended Certificate:

  • The Human Body - 1hr30 Examination
  • Investigating Science - Coursework
  • Microbiology - Coursework

 

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Whitley Bay High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

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