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Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science | Brooklands College

Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science

The course develops skills, knowledge and understanding of ‘How Science Works’ through practical activities.

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  • Subject Area: Applied Science / Forensic Science
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    The course develops skills, knowledge and understanding of ‘How Science Works’ through practical activities such as: planning to test a scientific idea, collection and analysis of scientific data and working safely with others.  You will study current science issues through investigations using numerical data and using ICT to produce reports.


    Where will I be studying?

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    The course consists of:

    8 mandatory units:
    •  Chemistry and our earth
    •  Principles of Science (externally assessed)
    •  Energy and our universe
    •  Biology and our environment
    •  Applications of Chemical Substances
    •  Applications of physical science
    •  Health applications of Life Science
    •  Scientific skills (externally assessed)

    4 optional units including:
    •  Understanding human behaviour
    •  Exploring our universe
    •  Investigating a crime scene
    •  Practical scientific project

    Who is the course suitable for?

    The course is suitable for those learners who have an interest in science and want to study a portfolio based qualification.  Alongside this course, students can study GCSE Maths and/or English retakes.

    Are there any extra costs?

    There will be a charge for specialist scientific materials and educational visits.  Details will be available at enrolment.

    Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    Level 2 Entry Requirements
    5 GCSE passes incluiding 1 GCSE at grade 4 and above or for progressing students successful achievement of a level 1 vocational qualification.


    Next Steps

    On successful completion of this course, learners can progress onto Level 3 Extended Diploma in Forensic Science, or some Advanced Subsidiary subjects.  The course can lead to routes into science technician or assistant practitioner working in a wide variety of roles in the science industry.  Starting salaries would be in the region of £16,000.

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