BTEC Extended Diploma in Forensic Science Level 3

Level
Logo The College of West Anglia

Need more information? Get more details on the site of the provider.

Starting dates and places

There are no known starting dates for this product.

Description

Year 1:

- Fundamentals of science
- Working in the science industry
- Scientific practical techniques
- Using mathematical tools in science
- Mathematical calculations for science
- Physiology of human body systems
- Chemical laboratory techniques
- Forensic evidence collection and analysis
- Applications of forensic psychology
- Criminal investigation practice

Year 2:

- Scientific investigation
- Perceptions of science
- Informatics for science
- Using statistics for science
- Microbial techniques
- Genetics and genetic engineering
- Medical physics techniques
- Criminal psychology
- Forensic fire investigation
- Traffic accident investigations

(These modules are subject to change)

Find out more about our science…

Read the complete description

Frequently asked questions

There are no frequently asked questions yet. If you have any more questions or need help, contact our customer service.

Didn't find what you were looking for? See also: Forensic Science, Science, BTEC, Software / System Engineering, and English (FCE / CAE / CPE).

Year 1:

- Fundamentals of science
- Working in the science industry
- Scientific practical techniques
- Using mathematical tools in science
- Mathematical calculations for science
- Physiology of human body systems
- Chemical laboratory techniques
- Forensic evidence collection and analysis
- Applications of forensic psychology
- Criminal investigation practice

Year 2:

- Scientific investigation
- Perceptions of science
- Informatics for science
- Using statistics for science
- Microbial techniques
- Genetics and genetic engineering
- Medical physics techniques
- Criminal psychology
- Forensic fire investigation
- Traffic accident investigations

(These modules are subject to change)

Find out more about our science courses

End Qualification:

Extended diploma courses have 3 achievement points: you will work towards the subsidiary diploma qualification in the first year of the course and will have the opportunity to work towards either the diploma or the extended diploma in the second year.

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including mathematics, English language and a double certificate in science.

Assessment:

Students are assessed through a variety of methods, for example assignments, case studies, work based assessments, projects, performance observation and internally set exams.

Progression from this course:

The BTEC subsidiary and extended diplomas in applied sciences can lead to BTEC higher nationals or degree courses in biology, chemistry, physics and health or sports related courses.

Locations:

King's Lynn Campus - PE30 2QW

Duration:

2 Years

Start times:

September 2013

How to Apply:

Please apply online using the general college application form

Course Costs:

All students on full-time courses will need to pay a materials / resources fee. Details will be provided before enrolment. If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay tuition or registration fees for your course. For students aged 19 or over, there will be a tuition fee (depends on the course) for each year of the course as well as a registration fee (which includes exam fees). However, many students will be eligible for reduced fees and / or financial support towards the costs. Click here for detailed information. Please contact Student Services if you have further queries.

Some outdoor activities may take place (not compulsory) and are payable by the student.

Additional Information:

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to apply to the college's learner support fund for financial support with the costs associated with your studies. For more details, please click here or contact student services on 01553 815271 (King's Lynn campus) or 01945 582561 (Isle campus) or 01223 860701 (Cambridge campus)

There are no reviews yet.

Share your review

Do you have experience with this course? Submit your review and help other people make the right choice. As a thank you for your effort we will donate £1.- to Stichting Edukans.

There are no frequently asked questions yet. If you have any more questions or need help, contact our customer service.