Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Science)

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To help in the study of this programme, students in the first year, will undertake study of 9 units. Six of these count towards a Subsidiary Diploma which could be “banked” after the first year. However, for a student wishing to progress to complete the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma, it is imperative to have a pass in all 9 of the Year 1 units with a view to completing 17 Units in total over the two years. It is possible for a student, in the second year to apply for a Diploma Certification (12 Units in total), this would only be done at the end of Year 2 when the final Exam Board Assessments are compiled.

The Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma is made up of 6 core units and 12 spe…

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Course Content

To help in the study of this programme, students in the first year, will undertake study of 9 units. Six of these count towards a Subsidiary Diploma which could be “banked” after the first year. However, for a student wishing to progress to complete the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma, it is imperative to have a pass in all 9 of the Year 1 units with a view to completing 17 Units in total over the two years. It is possible for a student, in the second year to apply for a Diploma Certification (12 Units in total), this would only be done at the end of Year 2 when the final Exam Board Assessments are compiled.

The Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma is made up of 6 core units and 12 specialist units. Core Units are:

  • Fundamentals of Science
  • Scientific Practical Techniques
  • Scientific Investigations
  • Perceptions of Science
  • Working in the Science Industry
  • Using Mathematical Tools in Science
  • Using Statistics in Science
  • Informatics in Science

If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade C or above in Maths and/or English you will be required to complete the relevant Essential Skills qualifications of Numeracy and Literacy. These along with ICT will form a compulsory part of your timetable.

Special Features

Students with science qualifications have a wide range of possible employment, career and higher education opportunities. Career paths (with further training) can include:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Food Technology
  • Agricultural Science
  • Distilling
  • Environmental Studies
  • Nutrition Studies
  • Nursing
  • Sports Science
  • Marine Biology.
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