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Applied Sciences (Environmental Science Level 3)

Why study this course?

Level 3 Cambridge Technicals in Applied Science have been developed to meet the changing needs of the sector, and prepare students for the challenges theyll face in Higher Education or employment. Green jobs benefit both the economy and the environment, and include everything from alternative fuels to tasty foods. The sector is growing rapidly, and is expected to outstrip other sectors of the economy, as opportunities open up for low-carbon goods and services. The course allows you to gain the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to succeed in and are recognised by the best in the business.

What will I study?

You will study a mandatory set of units and generic science which apply to every field of science in year 1. Generic units include, but not limited to: • Science fundamentals (exam) • Laboratory techniques (exam) • Scientific Analysis and Reporting (exam) • Control of Hazards in the Laboratory • Human Physiology • Human nutrition • Genetics Environmental Science specialist modules include: • Environmental Surveying • Environmental Management • Waste Management • Conservation and Biodiversity • Microbiology You will study with a mixture of exams and course work.

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

Successful students will get a guaranteed interview for our HND in Applied Biology, or you can apply for Foundation or BSc degrees at university via UCAS.

How will I be assessed?

You will have a mixture of formal examinations and course work. Approximately 20% Examinations and 80% is coursework.