Vocational (Level 3)

Applied Science

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THIS COURSE EXPLORES THE APPLICATION OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE TO PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTS, AND CAN BE RELATED TO A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT INDUSTRIES.

You will build on your knowledge of biology, chemistry, and physics, and expand your knowledge of scientific procedures and techniques. Furthermore, you will develop a good understanding of how to perform experiments, analyse data, and draw conclusions.

Topics Include:

  • Analytical chemistry
  • Basic chemical reactions
  • Cell structure and function
  • Waves
  • Scientific investigation skills
  • The musculoskeletal system
  • The lymphatic system
  • The digestive system.

Career Options:

A wide range of different careers are available as this course covers all three sciences. Areas of employment could include healthcare, physiotherapy, or sports science.

University Options:

Nursing, Physiotherapy, other healthcare related subjects.

Course Requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language, Maths, and a science.

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