|Mode of study||Academic BTEC|
|Campus||Welsh Bridge Campus|
|Start date||31 August 2020|
|Course code||SCB-3E (2022)|
This qualification prepares you for appropriate direct employment in the vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist area of work. It is broadly equivalent to three GCE A Levels.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grades 4 or above, including English Language and Maths, and grade 4 or above in any Science or grade 4:4 in Combined Science.
Units within the qualification cover areas of laboratory science, forensic science, medical science, environmental science and biological, chemical and physical science to provide a route to
employment in the science industry or within organisations that use science. You can choose to study either medical science or forensic science. The course also enables progress to a higher education or other professional development programmes.
This course is assessed by assignment work set regularly throughout the course including both theoretical, research and practical tasks.
BTEC courses are designed to give you the confidence to apply your knowledge to succeed in the workplace and also have the study skills to continue onto Higher Education courses. The qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by Higher Education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements for many courses. Students may go onto study further or embark on careers such as nursing, sports science, biotechnology, forensic science, chemical analysis, laboratory technician or working in the chemical industry.
You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button and then add an additional 2 or 3 subjects to make up your academic programme. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 260401 or email: email@example.com
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