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Qualification name BTEC National Extended Certificate in Applied Human Biology
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 31st August 2023
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

This course provides an exciting and enjoyable pathway qualification to help you either enter employment or proceed to Higher Education. By studying a BTEC Level 3 National, learners develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required by the A broad basis of study for the health science sector, including essential employability skills, and apply them in real work contexts.

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

This course builds on the knowledge and understanding of GCSE science. It is expected that students will have achieved a 5-5 or above in combined science, or two single sciences, and a 5 in English Language (we will consider high 4-4 grades accompanied by 5 in maths).

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All pupils must complete the following mandatory units: ● Principles of Applied Human Biology (External assessment) ● Practical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases ● Human Biology and Health Issues (External assessment) Pupils then complete one optional unit from: ● Functional Physiology ● Diseases, Disorders, Treatments and Therapies ● Genetics and Genetic Engineering ● Biomedical Science ● Human Reproduction and Fertility

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

● Written examination, marked externally (58%) ● Coursework, marked internally (42%)

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Name Rainham School for Girls
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