BTEC Applied Science

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Certificate in Applied Science
Code 1155
Qualification Type Course Provider Certificate
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course offers an exciting alternative to anyone interested in studying science, but struggles with exams. The course will develop your understanding of science, giving you an insight into the practical applications of science in the workplace. It will cover aspects of the three main sciences, but focuses mainly on biology and chemistry.


There are 6 units in this course: Fundamentals of science Working in the science industry Scientific investigations Physiology of human body systems Chemical laboratory techniques Microbiological techniques All units are assessed by practical coursework which is internally marked and externally moderated.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs grade A* - C/ 4 - 9 - if you are doing a full-time A'level programme Four GCSEs grade A* - C/4 - 9 - if you are combining an A'level with a vocational programme

Your next steps...

Due to the problem solving skills that are developed law is a highly regarded subject. Many students progress to university for law, law related courses such as criminology or a degree in any other subject. In addition, the study of law can be a sound background for many careers. It can lead to various careers in law, such as working as a solicitor, barrister or paralegal. It is also a useful foundation for many careers such as business, government, banking and the police force.