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Pearson BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Applied Science (RQF)

Level 3
Full-Time
22/23
60058493
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Overview

The aim of this course is to build upon learners' interest in Science, to develop their skills, deepen their understanding, and prepare them for progression into Higher Education or into employment in the Science industry. The broad based and applied nature of the course is designed to equip students with the skills they need for a variety of scientific careers. Previous students have pursued careers in Healthcare, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Environmental Science, Food Science, Biomedical Science, Pharmacy, Dental Nursing and Stratified Medicine. The course will also develop learners' practical skills and expertise through hands on laboratory experience, industry workshops and project based learning.

Four Mandatory units:

  • Principles and Applications of Science
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Science Investigation Skills
  • Laboratory Techniques and their Application
  • A range of units covering subject including anatomy and physiology, genetics, infectious diseases, biomedical techniques, energetics, maths, and chemistry.

    Four GCSEs, including a science related subject, at Grade C or above. Entry is subject to a successful interview. If you do not have grade C or above in English, Maths and ICT you will be required to completed Essential Skills qualifications in these subjects as part of your programme of study.

    As a practically focused, vocational course, module assessment will be by a variety of means, including projects and coursework assignments, with written and on-line examinations. These will offer opportunities to achieve Pass, Merit and Distinction criteria, and will be tracked through the course to form one final grade for each unit. This will equate to UCAS points similar to A Level grades.

    On successful completion, learners may progress to a range of Higher Education courses such as the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Sciences (Enniskillen Campus) or other Honours Degree programmes in science and related areas. Alternatively, you could move into employment within the science sector. This programme provides many progression opportunities towards a variety of careers, such as Biomedical Science, Nursing, Psychology, Food and Nutrition, Environmental Science, Criminology and Veterinary Sciences.

    3 Available Sessions

    *The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

    dungannon

    Full-Time

    P3389DF10A

    Session Code

    1 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    15

    Hours per Week

    34

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    01/09/2022

    Start Date

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee N/A

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

    enniskillen

    Full-Time

    P3389EF10A

    Session Code

    1 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    15

    Hours per Week

    34

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    01/09/2022

    Start Date

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee N/A

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

    omagh

    Full-Time

    P3389OF10A

    Session Code

    1 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    15

    Hours per Week

    34

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    01/09/2022

    Start Date

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee N/A

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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