L3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science plus A Level


This course is designed for students who aspire to work in the field of research relating to human health and disease. It allows you to combine one A Level with an Applied Science qualification. The course develops the academic and practical skills that relates to the different aspects of science.

When you apply for this course we will contact you to discuss your choice of A Level.

Course Content - What will I learn?

Mandatory units of study include: Principles and Applications of Science I & II, Practical Scientific Procedures & Techniques, Science Investigation Skills, Lab Techniques and their Application, Investigative Project, Contemporary Issues in Science.

Once we have received your application, we will call you to discuss your A Level option.

What Next?

This qualification is designed to support progression to degree level studies in areas such as microbiology, healthcare science or pharmacology.

On completion of the Applied Science course you will have the ability to apply to university to further develop your skills in this fascinating subject. You will receive support for applications to university or work with training to pursue your career in the range of jobs associated with Forensic Investigation.

Potential careers:

  • Forensic Scientist
  • Fingerprint Officer
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Police Officer
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Forensic Photographer

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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