This course offers a mixture of hands-on work, industry visits and study in the theory of science. You will also visit places of scientific interest to learn about the history of science, and visit working scientific facilities to see how theory is turned into practice.
This course consists of two separate qualifications. In your first year of study, you will work towards the Level 3 90-Credit Diploma. Following successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress to the Extended Diploma. Our Extended Diplomas offer equivalent UCAS points to studying 3 A Levels.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
Assessments include two examinations and coursework assessments that is continuous and focus on practical laboratory work and assignments.
Additional costs, which may include the purchase of books, will be confirmed at enrolment.
On successful completion of this course, you could progress to the second year of the programme, an apprenticeship or to employment.