Course details

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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 4th September 2023
Cost £0.00
Cost description Full Funding for permanent UK residents aged 16-18 years of age. Funding may be available for those aged 19+ depending on age and qualifications already achieved.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

This programme of study is a practical, work related course aimed at teaching you about the employment area you have chosen and developing the skills you will need to start your career or move into Higher Education. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demand. The first year of the course allows you to achieve a Extended Certificate in Applied Science. On successful completion at Merit Level or above you may progress to the second year and complete a Diploma or Extended Diploma in Applied Science. What will I study? The units you will study are likely to include: Core Units: Principles and Applications of Science I Practical Scientific Procedures & Techniques Science Investigation Skills Specialist Units: Laboratory Techniques & Their Applications Principles and Applications of Science II Investigative Project Contemporary Issues in Science Physiology of Human Body Systems Human Regulation and Reproduction Microbiological Techniques Electrical Circuits and their Application Genetics and Genetic Engineering Practical Chemical Analysis Industrial Chemical Reactions Applications of Organic Chemistry Applications of Inorganic Chemistry

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

4 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 including maths and science, English must be at least Grade 3

View the key features of this course.

Core Units: Principles and Applications of Science I Practical Scientific Procedures & Techniques Science Investigation Skills Specialist Units: Laboratory Techniques & Their Applications Principles and Applications of Science II Investigative Project Contemporary Issues in Science Physiology of Human Body Systems Human Regulation and Reproduction Microbiological Techniques Electrical Circuits and their Application Genetics and Genetic Engineering Practical Chemical Analysis Industrial Chemical Reactions Applications of Organic Chemistry Applications of Inorganic Chemistry

Understand how the course will be delivered.

A combination of classroom and science laboratory-based lessons, group work, assignments, work experience, and home study.

Find out what material you will need.

There will be trips/visits planned during the year. Details of these will be posted to you as part of your induction pack.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

The course is assessed via assignments set within the college. There are two examinations during year one for the science units and exams in maths or English should you be re-sitting those.

You can enter employment or apply for Higher Education to study at Level 4 or 5 (HND/Degree)

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Name NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE
Address Main Campus
Booth Lane
NORTHAMPTON
Northamptonshire
NN3 3RF
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Phone 08453004401
Website http://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk
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