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Introduction to the course

The Extended Diploma qualification is equivalent to three A Levels. Students who gain acceptance to this course will learn practical, work-related skills that will prepare them for a career in a wide range of science-related jobs. You will study units such as:

· Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques

· Scientific Investigations

· Using Science in the Workplace

· Medical Physics Techniques

· Diseases and Infections

· Chemistry for Biology Technicians

· Genetics and Genetic Engineering

· Energy Changes

· Sources and Applications

· Physiology of Human Regulation and Reproduction

· Chemical Laboratory Techniques

What do I need?

You will need to have completed the Applied Science 90 Credit Level 3 diploma, plus 4 GCSEs at grade A*- C (including science).

How is the course taught?

You will be taught through lectures, practical investigations, videos, role-plays and field visits. You will carry out classroom activities that are based on workplace scenarios.

How will I be assessed?

This course operates a programme of continuous assessment, incorporating regular classroom presentations, written assignments and practical reports. Students are tasked with completing projects and assignments based on a range of realistic workplace situations that introduce the different science-related career options.

What does it lead to?

You could progress to employment or university to study a wide range of courses.

Employer's Benefit

An Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma demonstrates that you can to specific deadlines at the high level demanded by employers within a wide range of industries.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date - Study Mode
Enfield Centre 2 Jul 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: NE3MAPS1 / 17DC11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
If you are over 18, fees may apply. Click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply
Apply here
Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: NE3MAPS1 / 18DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
If you are over 18, fees may apply. Click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply
Apply here
Tottenham Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: NE3MAPS1 / 18DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
If you are over 18, fees may apply. Click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply
Apply here

What are the levels?

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Newton Ernest Ofei

I think the course I studied and the College as a whole are really good. I achieved a double Distinction with 100% attendance and punctuality and am finishing my course to become a pharmacy technician.

Newton Ernest Ofei Applied Science National Diploma Level 3

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