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If you are fascinated by science and want to work in this fast-moving field, this course will help you achieve your goal.
Aims of the course
To enable students to develop core knowledge and scientific skills, and build an understanding of the science sector.
Biology, chemistry, physics, forensics.
Centre ? assessed units.
GCSEs or Level 2 Extended certificate in applied science (forensic science) or progression to apprenticeships or employment.
Employment in the science industry or within organisations that use science.
What can I earn in the science industry?
When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. Having earned a vocational qualification in science, you'll be starting on a fascinating and fulfilling career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:
Laboratory technicians start on around £15,000 a year and can earn £22,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Biochemists start on around £27,000 a year and can earn £41,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Engineers start on around £25,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience
If you're inspired by science and the idea of applying science to make new discoveries and improve lives, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go.
GCSE English and maths at minimum grade E/G. Students with non-standard qualification will be considered by the science team.
Students will be expected to carry out preparatory reading before each lesson and also complete homework.
Laboratories and ICT labs.
Students will benefit from trips and visits to exhibitions.
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.