BTEC 科学 – Applied 科学: Level 3 Extended Certificate

What will I Study?

This BTEC Level 3 course is equivalent in size to one 一个水平 and carries the equivalent UCAS points. The course covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the vocational sector.

Year 12 and 13

The BTEC extended certificate covers 4 units over 2 years:

  • Principles and Applications of 科学
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • 科学 Investigation Skill
  • One optional unit

How will I be assessed?
The course consists of one exam (25%), one externally assessed practical task (33%), and 2 内部ly assessed coursework units (42%).

What do I need to study the course?
GCSE Grade 4:4 or above in Combined 科学 or GCSE Grade 4 or above in at least two GCSE 科学s (Biology, Chemistry or Physics).
GCSE Grade 4 or above in Mathematics.

Where will a BTEC qualification in Applied 科学 lead me?
Students who have studied Applied 科学 at The Holy Cross Sixth Form have gone on to study Midwifery, 护理, Teaching and Nursery 护理.  科学 graduates are in demand and highly valued, scientists work in industry, 英国国民健康保险制度, government establishments, and research and educational institutions.  There are jobs in research and development, and science knowledge can be useful in marketing and sales in science-based companies.