Applied Science Level 3 Diploma

Our Applied Science courses engage and inspire by showing you how many contemporary issues require a grasp of fundamental scientific and mathematical ideas.

Our Applied Science courses engage and inspire by showing you how many contemporary issues require a grasp of fundamental scientific and mathematical ideas. Studying science will broaden your understanding of the world around you and will equip you with the skills needed to approach most matters in a reasoned and analytical manner.

Classes are taught in modern well-equipped labs with plenty of practical opportunities, industry visits and field trips. You will have access to scientific magazines and journals, simulation models, laboratory equipment and scientific and mathematical software packages.

Science courses are a perfect stepping stone to university, to study anything from natural and environmental sciences, health sciences, medical sciences, mathematics or physics.

For anyone who sees their future career in science the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science is an excellent starting point. It covers a wide range of topics across biology, chemistry and physics and will allow you to acquire a high level of practical laboratory skills from which the theory is then drawn. On successful completion of the Extended Diploma course, you will be able to go to university and continue on your desired science career!

Newly refurbished laboratories designed for experiential learning. A friendly environment where students ’interest in Science can grow in classes where everyone counts and has access to support from teachers, whose top priority is student success and fulfilment.

Students
who have completed the BTEC in Applied Science have gone on to study a wide
variety of university degrees including Biomedical Sciences, Diagnostic
Radiotherapy, Geology, Forensic Science, Geography and even Finance.  The
course is also a good route into apprenticeships or employment, with recent
graduates now working in fields such as Cyber Security and the motor industry.

At least four GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above, including Maths, English Language and a Science-based subject.

Why Farnham College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 100+

    Courses available

  • 95%

    of our graduates go into work or higher education

  • 65+

    years of teaching experience

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