Applied Science

This brand-new course for 2018 is the perfect choice for someone considering a career in science or in an associated occupational area.

Our Applied Science courses are available at Level/s 3

Designed as a two-year, full-time course that meets entry requirements for Universities. You will study a wide range of topics, which cover the three main scientific areas of chemistry, biology and physics. You will then choose a specific route when entering Higher Education.

The Applied Science course will take a broad look at the industry including Laboratory Techniques, Physiology of Human Body Systems, Applications of Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Electrical Circuits and their Application and Medical Physics.

You could also get the chance to include two study projects in Forensic Evidence, Collection and Analysis and also in Astronomy.

English & Maths

If you haven’t achieved a GCSE Grade 4 (C) in English and/or Maths you will be required to either; take a Functional Skills qualification if you have achieved a Grade 1 or 2, or retake the GCSE if you’ve achieved Grade 3. You will be fully supported by our specialist team ahead of taking the exam.

Career Areas

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Hydrologist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Biochemist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Hospital Pharmacist
  • Environmental Health Practitioner

HOW IS THIS COURSE ASSESSED?

These courses are assessed through a series of practical examinations and online multiple-choice tests.

WHAT NEXT

We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

Once you’ve received a Level 3 qualification you could progress into employment, or further your studies by taking other qualifications at university, for example a Batchelor of Arts (BA) or Batchelor of Science (BSc) degree.