16-18 Courses

Level 3 BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Applied Science (General)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Havering Ardleigh Green, Redbridge Campus, Tower Hamlets Campus
  • Qualification

    16-18 Courses
  • Subject

    Applied Science
  • Schedule

    Timetable dependent (Days)
  • Duration

    36 weeks
  • Age


Course Fees

No fees

Entry requirements

Five or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and maths, Level 2 BTEC Diploma at Merit or Distinction or suitable trade experience, NVQ2/VRQ2. Where there are specific subjects required at GCSE we can discuss your grades with you when you come to enrol. Combined Science or separate sciences or Merit at Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science.


In year one the Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Applied Science will give you the fundamental knowledge, skills and understanding to consider a career in Science and prepare you for further specialist study. In year two you will be taught specialist units for your chosen pathway Biomedical Science, Analytical and Forensics Science or Physical Science.

Study units include:

  • Principles and applications of science
  • Science investigation skills
  • Practical scientific procedures and techniques
  • Laboratory techniques and their application
  • Human regulation and reproduction
  • Electrical circuits and their applications
  • Biomedical science

Further information

Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Applied Science, University to study a science related degree subject, Higher apprenticeship or employment

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