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Science BTEC at Moor Park High School and Sixth Form

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Applied Science

Course content

YEAR 12 AUTUMN TERM

Fundamentals of Science

  • Microscopic structures of cells
  • Cell organelle structure and function
  • Tissues and their functions
  • The periodic table
  • Electronic structure of atoms
  • Bonding of elements

YEAR 12 SPRING TERM

Fundamentals of Science

  • Preparation of standard solutions and titrations
  • Types of energy
  • Examples of energy transfer
  • Measurement of energy

YEAR 12 SUMMER TERM

Working in the Science Industry

  • Procedures and communication in the scientific workplace
  • Laboratory design

YEAR 13 AUTUMN TERM

Working in the Science Industry

  • Laboratory information management systems
  • Health and safety in the scientific workplace

YEAR 13 SPRING TERM

Scientific Practical Techniques

  • Analytical techniques

YEAR 13 SUMMER TERM

Scientific Practical Techniques

  • Using scientific techniques to separate and assess purity of substances
  • Using instruments/sensors in scientific investigations

Assessment

YEAR 12 AUTUMN TERM 

Fundamentals of Science

  • Portfolio of work
  • Assessed practicals

YEAR 12 SPRING TERM 

Fundamentals of Science

  • Portfolio of work
  • Assessed practicals

YEAR 12 SUMMER TERM 

Working in the Science Industry

  • Portfolio of work
  • Assessed practicals

YEAR 13 AUTUMN TERM 

Working in the Science Industry

  • Portfolio of work
  • Assessed practicals

YEAR 13 SPRING TERM 

Scientific Practical Techniques

  • Portfolio of work
  • Assessed practicals

YEAR 13 SUMMER TERM 

Scientific Practical Techniques

  • Portfolio of work
  • Assessed practicals

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moor Park High School and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 19 May 2015

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