5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A- C) which should include English, maths and core and additional science or a relevant BTEC Level 2 qualification in Applied Science (merit) together with GCSE maths at grade 9-4 (Grade A- C) and GCSE English at grade 9-3 (grade A*- D). References may be taken up. If you do not have a grade 9-4 in GCSE English or maths you will have to study these alongside your BTEC course.
This exciting course is suitable for students with a strong interest in a practical approach to biological and chemical sciences.
Course units include:
The course involves taught lessons, practical classes, portfolio building sessions and workshops. Students are expected to work on their coursework outside their timetabled classes.
Some units are assessed by coursework which is internally marked and externally moderated. Students take two externally-examined units each year.
Progress from the Foundation Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Applied Science. After completing the Extended Diploma, progress onto a higher education course.
It is also possible to progress into employment in a science-related industry.
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When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.