BTEC Science (Single & Double)
Minimum of 5 grade 5 (new grading structure) at GCSE or equivalent. Grade 5 or equivalent in your chosen study subject is preferred.
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Science
This course consists of three mandatory units plus optional units that provide a combined total of 360 learning hours, which is equivalent to 1 A level ( 5 hours per week).
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Applied Science
This course consists of six mandatory units plus two optional units that provide a combined total of 720 learning hours which is equivalent to 2 A levels (10 hours per week).
There are a wide range of optional units to choose from which range from Scientific Practical Skills, Astronomy, Diseases and Infections, Microbiology, Genetics and Genetic Engineering.
Some units are assessed by way of a formal external examination (Pearson). Other assignments are assessed internally using a range of assessment materials and then moderated externally in June. Each unit carries equal weighting towards the final grade.
- Environmental Science
- Social Work
- Food and Drink Industry
- Computer Science
- Hospital Administration
For more information please see Mrs S Raju, Head of Science (01922) 721071 ext. 328. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org