Science

Overview

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

Unit Breakdown

Laboratory science, forensic science, medical science, and biological science, chemical science and physical science, including a range of practicals.

Assessment Method

Course work in biology, chemistry, physics and forensics, which is internally assessed.

Progression Opportunities

Level 3 90 credit applied science (medical or forensic science pathway).

Career Options

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.

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

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

Facilities

Laboratories and ICT labs.

Students will benefit from trips and day visits to exhibitions.

Process for Application

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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+ £994 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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