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Applied Science Level 2 BTEC First at Westminster Kingsway College

Course description

What will I study?
This course will provide you with grounding in scientific principles, methods of scientific analysis and laboratory investigational techniques.
Units include:
• Scientific principles
• Science and the world of work
• Chemistry and applications
• Physical science and applications
• Biological systems
There have been changes to the assessment of BTEC Firsts. 75% of your work will be internally assessed but you will also take a paper-based test, a set task or performance or an on screen on demand test. The external assessment will be at least one of the core units and a mandatory unit.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D or above or equivalent Level 1 qualification with Functional Skills in Maths and English at Level 1 and a good reference. If you do not already have qualifications in English and Maths you will need to do a short test. You will need to demonstrate a keen interest in performing and attend an interview and audition.

Further information

'To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Westminster Kingsway College directly.

Last updated date: 06 March 2017
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