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L3 PEARSON EDEXCEL NATIONAL FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN APPLIED SCIENCE
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L3 PEARSON EDEXCEL NATIONAL FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN APPLIED SCIENCE

PEARSON EDEXCEL L3 NATIONAL FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Start Date 
20/09/2021
End Date 
31/07/2022
Attendance 
Full Time
Target audience 

Students wanting to enter into the world of science industry or progress onto the National Extended Diploma in Applied Science.

 

Entry requirements 

Students are required to have 5 GCSEs graded at 4, or level 4 and above, including English, Maths and Science. Alternatively a Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science will also be accepted.

Course content 

The course has a combination of units to be taught throughout the year, including the following:

  • Principles and Applications of Science 1
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Science Investigation Skills
  • Laboratory Techniques and their Applications
  • Principles and Applications of Science II
  • Contemporary Issue in Science

 

 

Teaching & Learning 

The course is taught by well qualified and experienced staff. You will learn through practical investigations, group work and presentations before completing assignments.

Assessment criteria 

This is a nationally recognised qualification assessed through internal and external assessments. Internal assessments can include written pieces of work, presentations and practical investigations. All internally assessed units are assessed by the college and moderated by the awarding body. External assessment (two examinations) counts for 41% of the overall grade which will be graded as Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.

Progression 

Students can progress onto the National Extended Diploma in Applied Science.

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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