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Applied Science

  • 2 Years | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 3 | Vocational

Course overview

The Level 3 BTEC Applied Science is a dynamic and comprehensive course designed for individuals with a passion for science. This course provides a solid foundation for those aspiring to pursue a rewarding career in science. Endorsed by ESNEFT this course may be of particular interest to those who wish to pursue a career in health science and with the NHS.

You will study a variety of units that will prepare you for a future career such as Science Investigation Skills where you explore and enhance your ability to conduct scientific investigations, equipping you with essential skills for hands-on research; Physiology of Human Biology where you delve into the intricate workings of the human body, studying physiological processes that are fundamental to health science;  Genetics where you get the chance to unravel the mysteries of genetics, understanding how traits are inherited and exploring the role of genetics in health and disease; and even Microbiology where you dive into the microscopic world of microorganisms, examining their impact on human health and the role of microbiology in healthcare.

This course is proudly endorsed by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT), adding credibility and recognition to your qualification. The endorsement signifies alignment with the high standards set by ESNEFT and enhances your prospects for employment within the NHS.

Upon completion of this program, you will be well-equipped to pursue a range of exciting career paths within the field of science. Whether you aspire to work in laboratory science medical research, diagnostics, or chemistry the knowledge and skills acquired in this course will open doors to fulfilling opportunities.

Lead and taught by the best lecturing team around – science experts at every turn, making sure you are fully supported and provided with the best science educational experience in the area.

Course highlights

  • Endorsement by ESNEFT
  • Extensive Career Pathways
  • Lead and taught by field specialists

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