Applied Science- Level Three

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Year 12 and 13
Course BTEC Applied Science Level 3 National Extended Certificate
Exam Board/Syllabus Edexcel
Grade Equivalences A*-E

Course Entry Requirements

In Addition To The School Sixth Form Entry Requirements

6 GCSE’s at grade 4

It is recommended that students taking this course have a GCSE Grade ‘5’ in combined science or higher.

Assessment Route

See below

 

This course is for students who are interested in learning about the sector alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in applied science.

 

Mandatory Modules:

Principles and Application of Science 1

Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques

Science Investigation Skills

Optional Modules

Assessment:
Unit Title Guided Learning Hours Assessment Type Assessment Length
Principles and Application of Science 90 Externally set and marked written task 90 minutes
Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques 90 Internally assessed summative assignments  
Science Investigation Skills 120 Externally set and marked written task 90 minutes
Optional Modules 60 Internally assessed summative assignments  

 

Learning strategies:

  • Extended research and writing
  • Laboratory work and fieldwork
  • Designing, carrying out and evaluating practical investigations
  • Homework
  • Self-study using school resources
  • Using ICT to present reports and analyse data
  • Group discussions
  • Out of school visits and lectures (where available)
  • Exam revision and preparation
  • Active engagement in enquiry into problems, issues and questions
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