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Applied Science for Dental Technology (BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate) — Part-time

Course outline

This course will allow you to develop the theoretical and practical knowledge in in order to progress onto the foundation Degree in Dental Technology.

The qualification is delivered over 1 year on a part time basis. You’ll learn a full range of scientific principles across key areas such as biology, chemistry and physics. You’ll also do science-based fieldwork and practical laboratory experiments.

You can expect a professional study environment in well-equipped laboratories, and experienced tutors. You’ll carry out experiments and practical and theory-based assignments as well as exams.

You’ll also find out about career opportunities and get expert advice on next steps.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2023/24.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
111 Canal Street

Start: Monday 4th September 2023

End: Friday 28th June 2024

You may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the course fees.

Fee shown is based on 2022/23. The fee for 2023/24 is yet to be confirmed.

Tuition fee: £2,225

Course code: C035930 / Q035931


Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science


1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths. You will need to have all three Sciences at GCSE grade 9–4 (A*-C), Double Science, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification at Merit or above with English and Maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).

Teaching & assessment

A combination of externally assessed exams and portfolio building.


Completing students will be able to progress onto the Foundation Degree in Dental Technology.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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