Science

Overview

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.

Unit Breakdown

Biology, chemistry, physics, forensics.

Assessment Method

Centre ? assessed units.

Progression Opportunities

GCSEs or Level 2 Extended certificate in applied science (forensic science) or progression to apprenticeships or employment.

Career Options

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.

To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/science or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

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.

Facilities

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.


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Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £994 p/ year
24+ £0 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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