GCSE Grade 5 in Science, Maths and with an average points score of 4 or above.
This course is assessed by coursework and exams.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This course is ideal for students who are interested in studying science but do not wish to study a separate A Level Science qualification.
This course can be taken as a BTEC Extended Certificate (1 A Level equivalent) or a BTEC Diploma (2 A Level Equivalent) so there is something to suit each learner’s choice of study programme.
COURSE AREA LEAD
WHO IS THIS AIMED AT?
This course is aimed at students who:
Would like to progress to Higher Education to study Science or a Health related field
Would like to gain a broad understanding of science
Would like to take a course that is assessed entirely by coursework
Have a strong interest in the work of scientist in a range of different fields
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
BTEC Extended Certificate (1 A Level equivalent)
Principles and Applications of Science 1
Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
Science Investigation Skills
BTEC Diploma (2 A Level equivalent):
Laboratory Techniques and their Application
Principles and Applications of Science 2
Optional Units include:
Physiology of Body Systems
Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques
Genetics and Genetic Engineering
WHAT SKILLS WILL YOU DEVELOP?
Literacy & Oracy
Confidence & Vision
Effort & Practice