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BTEC Technical Advanced Certificate

What will I study?

This two year course of study is the equivalent of one A Level. The course consists of four units:

  • Principles and Applications of Science
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Science Investigation Skills
  • Plus one optional unit as directed by the teacher

The course provides an excellent grounding in science and allows students to further their study / interest in this fascinating curriculum area. It also allows students to consider the study of Science with a choice of other A Levels or Technical Advanced Certificate subjects.

What do I need to study this course?

GCSE Science (Grade 9-5) and GCSE Maths (Grade 9-5).

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through course work and externally set examinations

Where will a BTEC Technical Advanced Certificate in Science lead me?

In combination with other A Levels or Technical Advanced Certificates, this course provides excellent progression to university or into employment. Typical areas include Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, Engineering, Nutrition and Pharmacology.