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BTEC Level 3 90 Credit/Extended Diploma in Applied Science (3 A level equivalent) at Huddersfield New College

Course description

The wide range of units offered with this course will provide you with the latest in industry knowledge and the practical, research and behavioural skills you’ll need to progress in higher education and your career.

There are a number of ways to study our BTEC Level 3 Applied Science. Your choice will depend on your study options and future career options. The number of units you study increases in line value of A Level equivalents.

BTEC Applied Science supports a huge range of careers and you are offered endless possibilities when you study BTEC Science. The information below shares lists some of the topics you will study, and how these develop if you choose to specialise in Science:

- Scientific practical techniques

- Physiology of human body systems

- Practical chemical analysis

- Medical physics techniques

- Biochemistry and biomedical techniques

- Diseases and infections

- Electrical circuits and their applications

- Perceptions of Science

BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma/Extended Diploma is a full time programme of study which covers a wide range of scientific principles, and is therefore best suited to those who wish to progress to a career in Science.


Course content

This course is perfect if you want to work in Science and gain practical experience and knowledge! You will enjoy completing your experiments and research in our purpose built laboratories, with the support of our dedicated and highly qualified team

Entry requirements

Grade 4 in GCSE Maths and two Grade 4s within GCSE Single or Combined Science grades or a Pass in a vocational Level 2 Science qualification (equivalent to two or more GCSEs).

General entry criteria applies.  Please refer to the website for details.




Future opportunities

The possibilities offered from studying Science are endless! However our students typically consider careers in Science or areas where Science complements their employment and university possibilities. Full time students have progressed to careers Biomedical Science, Midwifery and Pharmacy, to name a few.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Huddersfield New College directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2018
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