Applied Science

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

There is a broad and diverse range of careers within the science industry offering you the opportunity to make a difference to society. If you have an eye for detail, keen to develop practical laboratory skills, like to push boundaries and have the curiosity of new discoveries, this could be the course for you.

This two year course is the ideal pathway for those that have an interest in scientific development and the desire to build knowledge, terminology and concepts in realistic situations. You will develop transferable skills which are valued by universities allowing you to demonstrate your ability to research, plan and present data developed through a combination of theory and practical laboratory lessons.

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Where can it lead?

What areas of science can I work in?

Roles can be found with a range of employers, these include:

Possible university undergraduate courses: