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Qualification name BTEC National Extended Diploma in Applied Science
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 5th September 2023
Cost description 16-18 year old learners may be entitled to fee remission. 19+ learners may be eligible for fee remission depending on the level of the qualification and their eligibility. Please contact us for more information.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The Level 3 Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A levels. The programme is ideal for learners who wish to pursue a career in science and prefer hands-on vocational based learning.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

At least 5 subjects at grade C/4 including English Language and Mathematics, plus 2 Sciences at grade 4 or above. Please note, you are not able to combine any other subjects with the Applied Science course.

View the key features of this course.

The course is a mixture of theory and practical work. You will learn about health & safety and regulations in the workplace, an extensive range of practical skills and subject knowledge across biology, chemistry and physics, as well as having the opportunity to discuss and research the broader impacts of science on the world and our community. The BTEC has a flexible, unit-based structure and knowledge is applied in project-based assessments and exams. You will develop the practical, interpersonal and thinking skills required to succeed in employment and higher education.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Each unit is either externally assessed through an exam or set task, or internally assessed through assignment work.

Successful completion of this programme could lead to university to study a science-related degree or a pathway to careers such as nursing, midwifery, paramedics or an apprenticeship.

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Name Main Campus
Address Radmoor Road
LE11 3BT
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Phone 01509 515461
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