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Applied Science (Level 1) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you like science and want to explore the various science-related careers open to you in the future.

You’ll learn about biology and nature; healthy living and the human body; an introduction to forensics and using scientific equipment, as well as making chemical products and measuring waves used in technology.

You can expect to study in our modern laboratories with friendly and knowledgeable tutors. You’ll complete a portfolio of work that demonstrates your expanding knowledge of science and you’ll get to progress your literacy and numeracy skills whilst gaining a qualification to recognise your achievement.

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Location Date

Location:

Maid Marian Way
Nottingham
NG1 6AB

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

Course code: C021863 / Q021864

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Applied Science

Duration

1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 3–1 (D–G), including English Language and maths at grade 3–1 (D–G), or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. With this you will be asked to sit an initial assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on our Level 2 Applied Science course, or choose to specialise further into Animal Science, Forensic Science or Health Sciences, also at Nottingham College. After then completing a Level 3 course you can progress towards a career as a nurse, occupational therapist, forensics officer, paramedic or lab technician.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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