Outline

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. 

Assessment:

  • Written assignments
  • Practical assessments in the form of lab practicals and primary research
  • Presentations
  • Examinations

Progression

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. 

Entry Requirements

Students will need a minimum of three grade 4s and two grade 5s at GCSE including a grade 4 in GCSE English. The two grade 5s must come from a selection of Maths, Combined Science, Physics, Chemistry, or Biology, with the rest of these subjects at grade 4. Progression from Level 2 Vocational Science will require a merit grade profile wil Level 2 passes in examined units and grade 4 in English and grade 5 in Maths. Additional Information: We will consider 1 Vocational qualification in place of a GCSE as long as a grade 4 is achieved in English.

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Science (Applied) National Foundation Diploma Level 3

Available At

Pendleton Sixth Form College

Start Date

03/09/2024

Academic Yr

24/25

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