Applied Science Award Level 2

Applied Science Award Level 2

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Science is an exciting and developing area of work that broadens your career options.

Get practical experience of working in a laboratory, get a broad understanding across chemistry, physics and biology on both an academic and practical level.

Applying this knowledge in your practical session will better prepare you for employment or your next steps to university.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Park Lane Campus
Course code 72815-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19+ £1,250.

What you learn

Course themes:

  • Principles of science¬†
  • Chemistry and our earth
  • Energy and our universe¬†
  • Biology and our environment

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop the vocational skills, knowledge and understanding to enable you to progress to Level 3 study and pursue a university place leading to a professional career of your choice.

How you will be assessed

The course is divided into several units. These are assessed by a series of assignments and practical work. Two units are examined and students are also required to undertake GCSEs in English and/or Maths in addition to Employability Skills and a Functional Skill where required.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course is delivered at Park Lane Campus.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/E including Mathematics or English, a Foundation Diploma (equivalent to 5 GCSEs at Grades D - G), NVQ1 or satisfactory completion of a Foundation Learning programme at Level 1 with a minimum of 37 credits.

Students with other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

What's next

The Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science is a nationally recognised qualification. Successful students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to enter a wide variety of career pathways. Learners can also progress (depending on grades) to a Level 3 qualifications in Applied Science at Leeds City College. These offer access to Foundation Degrees or University courses at degree level.

Campus Locations

Park Lane Campus

Park Lane
West Yorkshire
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite