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BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Science at Garforth Academy

Course description

This course is offered as an alternative to A-Level Science, with a broader focus on Physics, Chemistry and Biology as well as a more balance between coursework style tasks and exams rather than a linear style exam at the end of year 2.

It is appropriate for students who are studying non-science A-levels or equivalent courses but still enjoy Science or feel it will benefit their progression to Further Education or a career in a laboratory setting.

Entry requirements

2 x Grade 4 or above from Science GCSEs and Grade 4 or above in Maths and English


Exam: 60%

Coursework: 40%

Future opportunities

A career in providing technical support within laboratory settings such as the pharmaceutical, biomedical and chemical industries.

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: 07 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years