The Applied Science course covers key aspects of chemistry, biology and physics. Learners gain a thorough understanding of science and its ‘real world’ applications, with assignments tailored to the way science is used in the workplace. There are a range of fascinating specialist units covering topics such as Biomedical Science Techniques and Crime Scene Investigation. Learners will gain a solid grounding in DNA technology, chemical analysis, microbiological techniques and genetics, as well as looking at the psychology behind criminal acts. The course opens up a range of career opportunities as a Forensic Scientist, Biomedical Scientist, and Medical Science Technician or in the fields of criminology and forensic psychology.