Applied Science Level 2
Type: Full Time
Start Date: 06 September 2021
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
For anyone interested in working in the science industry, including roles in
environmental science, quality control and research or analytical science or education, this is the ideal course. Throughout the course you'll develop your skills and interest in science through practical tasks, as well as the related theory including communication and teamwork.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
4 GCSE at 3/D or above and must include English, maths and Science.
What is covered
Throughout the course you'll study topics including principles of science, chemistry and our earth, biology and our environment, applications of chemical
substances and health applications of life science. You'll also have the opportunity
to choose optional modules, including the living body, science in medicine, chemical
analysis and detection and exploring our universe.
How is the course assessed
Two mandatory units will be externally assessed by examination. All other units will be continually assessed throughout the course, consisting of a variety of coursework assignments involving practical tasks and written work. Students need to be organised with their coursework completion in order to meet strict deadlines.
What can this course lead to
You can progress on to a qualification such as the Level 3 Applied Science in
Forensics or Biomedical or other level 3 qualifications such as health studies,
IT, electronics, engineering or an Access Diploma.