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Level L2 First extended certificate applied science (forensic science)
Aims of the course
Develop scientific skills and knowledge which will enable students to build a more in-depth understanding of science
Laboratory science, forensic science, medical science, and biological science, chemical science and physical science, including a range of practicals.
Course work in biology, chemistry, physics and forensics, which is internally assessed.
Level 3 90 credit applied science (medical or forensic science pathway).
Course equips students to take up roles in allied professions in the medical or forensic fields and the science industry, or within organisations where science plays a key role.
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.
4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs)
Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above
Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above
Laboratories and ICT labs.
Students will benefit from trips and day visits to exhibitions.
Process for Application
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