This course provides an opportunity to develop not only your understanding of scientific topics, but improve your practical laboratory skills, providing an ideal preparation for a career in the scientific workplace. Topics studied include;
- Microbiology & Genetics
- Physiology & Biomedical Science
- Organic and Inorganic Chemistry
- Material Science
- And more…
Location: St. Wilfrid's Sixth Form College
Course Level: Level 3
Duration: 2 Years
5 good GCSEs, including English and Mathematics.
Minimum of Grade 4 in GCSE Science
In addition to being taught in classroom sessions by a team of highly experienced teachers, you will be assessed using a combination of:
- External examinations
- External practical skills assessments
- Internally assessed coursework
At St Wilfrid’s we have an excellent history of our students moving on to high quality institutions for future study or employment.
Due to the varied course content in the Applied Sciences, your options for the future are very open. Possibilities exist for students in the medical profession (e.g. nursing), Information Technology, various specialisms of engineering, Forensics, Biomedical Sciences, Sports Science, Psychology and Applied Physics amongst others.