> Unit One: Principles and applications of Science
> Unit Two: Practical scientific procedures and techniques
> Unit Three: Scientific investigation skills
> Optional Unit
The diploma is equivalent to one A Level. Each unit is assessed using different techniques to ensure all the different types of scientific knowledge and skills are assessed. You will be awarded points for each unit and the total number of points you achieve across all the units will equate to either a Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* in the qualification.
Unit 1: Principles and Applications of Science
How am I assessed? Externally assessed examination.
Unit 2: Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
How am I assessed? Internally assessed assignments.
Unit 3: Scientific Investigation Skills
How am I assessed? Externally assessed practical investigation.
How am I assessed? Internally assessed assignments
- Further Education
With a qualification in Applied Science, you could progress to unviversity.
Potential courses include:
> Animal Science
> Computer Science
> Forensic Science
> Healthcare Science
Potential careers you can go into with a Science qualification include:
> Biomedical Science
> Chemical Engineering
> Environmental Science
> Forensic Science and Criminology
> Health and Social Care
> Occupational Therapy
> Sports Science
> Sustainable Development