This applied science course covers biological, chemical and physical science topics.
It will provide you with the knowledge, understanding, technical and employability skills to help you find employment in the applied science sector or to give you entry to a wide range of higher education courses.
If you want to study or work in science, get practical experience and knowledge of working in a laboratory then the course is perfect for you!
5 GCSEs at A* - C (or acceptable alternatives) including English Language, Maths and Double Science
BTEC level 3 qualifications are highly valued by employers and higher education institutions and will prepare you for a career in many science-based industries and organisations.
If you decide to go to university/higher education you could take a degree in a subject such as biology, biomedical science, chemistry, food science, forensic science or physics. With appropriate work experience you could also apply for health related degrees such as nursing or radiography/radiotherapy or other degrees such as primary teaching.
If you want to go into employment straight after this course you could look for work in areas such as a hospital laboratory, research laboratory, a laboratory in a school or college or a quality control laboratory.
Qualification Title: Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science which is accepted for entry to higher education and carries UCAS Tariff points equivalent to 3 A levels.