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BTEC Science

Exam Board: Edexcel

Level of study: Level 3

Length of course: 1 year

Entry requirements: General  vocational entry requirement plus minimum grade C in Science

 What will you study?

Level  3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science three mandatory units: Key concepts in Science, Applied experimental techniques and Science in the modern world plus 3 optional units:

The human body, investigating Science and microbiology.

How you will be assessed:  You will be assessed by  two external exams. One with pre release material and the remainder will be your portfolio of work.

What the qualification can lead to: This qualification is supported by a range of universities and taken alongside  other qualifications it can fulfil the entry requirement for a number of Science related higher  education courses,  including Biomedical, forensic and Sports Science, as well as a nursing degree.