Applied Science (Vocational A-Level)

This subject complements a range of other Vocational A-levels for you to enjoy learning science through a highly practical pathway. This course is exceptionally useful if you would like to enhance your understanding of biology, chemistry, or physics in a practical learning environment. 


You will study the fundamental aspects of biology, chemistry, and physics, including a range of scientific practicals in the lab. 


  • Written assignments
  • Practical assessments in the form of experiments and primary research
  • Presentations
  • Laboratory practicals and write ups

What enrichment will there be?

  • Science Society events focusing on careers in Science
  • University visits
  • Trips to large science companies to experience the industry in action
  • Opportunities to join the STEM Academy

Entry Requirements

For advanced Vocational courses, students are required to have five grade 4s at GCSE, which must include English and mathematics.


Applied science combines well with all of our other Vocational A-level courses. Depending on the subject combination, students progress to study a variety of pathways in Higher Education. 


NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Applied Human Biology Certificate Level 3 Eccles Sixth Form College 05/09/2023 23/24
Applied Science Certificate Level 3 Eccles Sixth Form College 12/09/2023 23/24

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