Applied 科学 - BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate



Studying Applied 科学 will give you an insight into how 科学 is applied to many professions and industries. You will investigate real organisations that 使用科学. The course will provide you a practical based learning programme covering the three areas of 生物学, 化学 and 物理.

This course is only available to students studying two 高级水平 at the Sixth Form Centre at the 南障碍校园. 学生们只 permitted to study one BTEC alongside two 高级水平.

第一年, you will study several topics including: animal and plant cells; tissues; atomic structure and bonding; chemical and physical properties of substances related to their uses; waves and their application in communications. You will be introduced to quantitative laboratory techniques, 校准, 色谱法, calorimetry and laboratory safety, which are relevant to the chemical and life science industries.

If you intend to study a programme of three A-level 主题 or two A-level 主题 and one BTEC Extended Certificate subject:

  • You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grades 4 or above including 英语语言 and 数学. If you haven’t achieved a grade 4 in GCSE 数学, there may be an opportunity to re-sit this alongside your other 主题.

Additional entry requirements:

  • You must have achieved at least a grade 5 in GCSE separate sciences or grades 5/5 in GCSE Dual 科学.
  • You must also have achieved at least a grade 4 in GCSE 数学. 

The 大学 will always treat each applicant as an individual. 你应该不是 have or not expect to obtain the grades stated above, or not have relevant industry-related experience, the 大学 would still welcome your application for this course as this will enable us to identify whether this course is, in fact, the right course for you or whether another course may be more 适当的.

All course offers will be subject to satisfactory interview and 参考.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied 科学.
  • 考试1.5个小时(25%)
  • Internally marked assignment (25%)
  • Externally marked assignment (33.5%)
  • Internally marked assignment (16.5%)
  • 大学
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • 就业
The course is especially suitable if you are considering careers in 护理, 助产术, 体育科学, 物理治疗, 护理人员, Teaching and Environmental 科学.


Every 银河游戏 student who successfuly achieves a Level 3 qualification and meets attendance and entry requirements, is guaranteed a place on a course at the Hugh Baird 大学中心.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

As an A-level student you will be based at our 南障碍校园. This is a multi-million pound campus for dedicated to 高级水平 and was opened in 2009.

You will take three 主题 over two years.

We offer a small number of BTEC courses at 南障碍校园. You can study one BTEC course alongside your two 高级水平.

It is not expected that a student would attend both sites, but the feasibility of this would be discussed on an individual basis. Potential timetable clashes and workload would need to be considered in detail for this to be a possibility.