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Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Diploma at The Quest Academy

Course description

The course is aimed at students who want to continue their education through applied learning and prepares students for a range of higher education courses and jobs related to the science and technology sector. This is a vocational course and is assessed using a combination of assessment styles which aim to give students the confidence that they can apply their knowledge to the workplace. Students must have the ability to understand and apply scientific concepts, conduct independent research to support their studies and to meet strict deadlines. They will benefit from studying a wide range of scientific topics on everything from genetics to electricity and will have the opportunity to develop both their theoretical and practical skill sets.

Course content

Mandatory Units
Unit 1: Principles and Application of Science I
Unit 2: Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
Unit 3: Science Investigation Skills
Unit 4: Laboratory Techniques and their application
Unit 5: Principles and Applications of Science II
Unit 6: Investigative Project.

Optional Units Include:
Unit 8: Physiology of Human Body Systems
Unit 11: Genetics and Genetic Engineering
Unit 13: Applications of Inorganic Chemistry
Unit 15: Electrical Circuits and their Application
Unit 22: Materials Science
Unit 23: Forensic Evidence, Collection and Analysis.

Entry requirements

The main entry requirements as stated


Units 2, 4, and 6 are all internally marked assignments. Units 1 and 5 are externally marked written exams. Unit 3 is a task set and marked externally. Units 1, 3, 5 and 6 must be passed for learners to complete the qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Quest Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2017
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