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Applied Science - BTEC Level 2 Diploma West Thames College

UK

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Summary

This practical, work related course for students aged 16-18 will prepare you for a career working in the applied science industry or an organisation that uses science to develop underpinning knowledge and scientific skills. It is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades A*-E and provides a good basis to go on to more advanced qualifications.

You will study scientific principles and science and the world of work, plus four specialist units from the following: chemistry and applications, physical science applications, biological systems, working in science, anatomy and physiology, environmental science, plants and food, forensic science and science in medicine.

You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will focus on a particular area and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge.

The course is made up of 3 core units and optional units that give a combined total of 60 credits.

You will study the mandatory (core) units:

  • Chemistry and our earth
  • Energy and our universe
  • Biology and our environment.

Plus 9 optional units from the following list:

  • Applications of chemical substances
  • Applications of physical science
  • Health applications of life sciences
  • Practical scientific project
  • Science and the world of work
  • Working in a science-based organisation
  • The living body
  • Monitoring the environment
  • Growing plants for food
  • Investigating a crime scene
  • Science in medicine
  • Using mathematical tools in science
  • Designing and making useful devices in science
  • Chemical analysis and detection
  • Exploring our universe
  • Electronics in action
  • Biotechnological procedures and applciations
  • Science in the world
  • Investigating human behaviour.

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Full Time (1 year)

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From

08 Sep, 07 Sep, 09 Sep

Venue

West Thames College

London Road,

Isleworth,

Hounslow,

TW7 4HS, England

Entry requirement for international students

West Thames College*

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