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Applied Science Level 2

Why study this course?

Our Applied Sciences programmes are ideal for students with a keen interest in science, who enjoy solving problems and investigating solutions to complex questions. Our study programmes offer the opportunity to specialise in either general Science, Analytical Forensics or Biomedical Science. If you are not quite ready to study at Level 3 then our Level 2 in Applied Science is a great way to get started on your career path. Successful students from these study programmes progress on to undergraduate study, training or employment in science related careers.

What will I study?

The study programme will cover a range of units required for a broad understanding of chemistry, physics and biology, with units including; chemistry of our earth, the living body, science in medicine, environmental science, energy and the universe, electronics in action and biology and the environment. You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence, assignments and practical and group work. You will also be required to study English & maths and participate in extracurricular activities in College.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

You will be able to progress on to the Applied Science Level 3 study programme.

Are there any additional costs?

• Scientific calculator approx. £10
• USB drive approx. £5
• Printing of assessment paperwork approx. £25
• Course textbook approx. £40

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen

What qualifications will I gain?

• Applied Science & Technology Level 2 Gateway Diploma Qualification AND • English and maths qualifications if required