Applied Science Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate | Furness College
Applied Science Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate

Applied Science Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate

Course Content

The course will explore and develop practical skills in science underpinning biological and chemical analysis. There are a wide variety of subjects covered in the course, targeted both at progression into scientific industries and to higher education. Examples include: analytical chemical techniques, human physiology, properties and applications of waves, organic chemistry, microbiology and science investigation skills. The course is assessed both through single unit exams, assessed practicals/tasks and coursework, making this a good option for students who prefer a variety of assessment techniques rather than large terminal exams.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

To study BTec L3 Applied Science, you will need to achieve 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or better, including English and Maths, in GCSE science qualifications;
you must also meet the general entry requirements.


What opportunities will this lead to?

On completion of this course you will achieve a qualification which is equivalent to one A Level on the Extended Certificate or three full A Levels on the Extended Diploma. You can progress into any relevant scientific industry or a higher level of study. You could also choose to study a number of subjects at university including: the sciences, pharmacy, forensics, nursing, radiography, pathology and many more.

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