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Level 3 - Applied Science

  • Academic Year: 24/25
  • College 16+
  • International
  • Crewe Campus
  • Chester Campus

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The Course

This course covers key aspects of chemistry, biology and physics. Students 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. Students 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.

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Five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including a combination of grade 4/3 (C/D) or higher in maths and English. Level 3 students who do not achieve a grade 4/C in both English and maths will continue to study this subject as part of their Study Programme.

Successful completion of the course will show that you have developed a range of skills, knowledge and understanding in Science, as well as the transferable skills of communication, IT, self motivation and team work, which are so important to employers. Scientists can be employed at different levels in:

  • The Civil Service
  • Local Government
  • Health Service
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Teaching
  • Technician Work
  • Nursing
  • Dental Ancillary Occupations
  • Radiography
  • Forensic Science

Plus many more!

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
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Crewe Campus
Starts : September 2nd, 2024
2 Years
Chester Campus
Starts : September 2nd, 2024
2 Years

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If you are aged 19+ we can help you upskill and invest in your future with one of our FREE adult courses.

When exploring the courses we have available, you may see a fee attached but you’re more than likely to be eligible for a fully-funded enrolment!
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