A variety of units are studied throughout the course. For example, you may study physiology of human body systems, scientifi c investigation, microbiological techniques, practical chemistry, organic chemistry, and medical physics, all of which have theoretical and practical aspects.
- Written assignments
- Practical assessments in the form of lab practicals and primary research
These courses will prepare students academically for their next steps into Further or Higher Education, or for a career in a science-relate subject. Many of our students go on to study a science-related discipline at university in areas such as biomedical science, microbiology, health, or study for degrees in biology, chemistry, or physics.
Pendleton Sixth Form College:For advanced level courses students will need two Grade 5s and three Grade 4s including Grade 4 in GCSE (or equivalent) English. The two Grade 5s must come from a selection of mathematics, combined science, physics, chemistry or biology, with the rest of these subjects at Grade 4. Eccles Sixth Form College:For advanced level courses students will need five Grade 4s, including a Grade 5 in GCSE (or equivalent) Maths.Progression from Level 2 Vocational Science will require a merit grade profile with Level 2 passes in examined units and Grade 4 in English and Grade 5 in mathematics. For intermediate level courses require four grade 3s at GCSE.
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|Name||Available At||Start Date||Academic Yr||Apply|
|Science (Applied) National Foundation Diploma Level 3||Pendleton Sixth Form College||05/09/2023||23/24|
|Science (Applied) National Foundation Diploma Level 3||Pendleton Sixth Form College||03/09/2024||24/25|
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