Level 2 Applied Science (Double First Award) is an interesting, diverse and stimulating course in which you’ll learn about biology, chemistry and physics. You will develop your knowledge and practical skills in Applied Science – this can help you to thrive on future courses or in the world of work.
Principles of Science (GLH:30)
The aim of this unit is to study fundamental core science concepts in biology, chemistry and physics. The assessment for this unit focuses on your understanding and application of these concepts, and so will not be vocational in context. This unit is assessed externally using a paper-based exam marked by Edexcel.
4 GCSEs grade 3 or above, or acceptable alternatives. Must include Double Science and one of English Language or Maths at grade 3.
Pre-2017 GCSE Grading System
4 GCSEs grades A* - D or acceptable alternatives. Must include Double Science and one of English Language or Maths at grade D.
who achieve the Level 2 Applied Science qualification and appropriate GCSE
grades should be able to progress onto one of the following courses:
this course suit me?
An ideal student for this course is one who is motivated with a desire to learn about science in the world.
be entitled to help from the college’s Student Support Fund with the cost of
trips, visits and anything else you need to buy for your course.