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Activate Learning is based at City of Oxford College.
This programme will give you the opportunity to acquire a range of technical employability personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
A-level, VocationalQualifications explained
2019 BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science16-18: £50.0019+ Loans: £7,395.00International: £6,300.00
Fees may be subject to change
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You will learn units covering areas of laboratory science, forensic science, medical science, environmental science and biological chemical and physical science.
After completing this course, you could progress on to employment with organisations that use science. These can include roles such as: quality control technician, medical physics technician, or scientific editors and proofreaders. You could also progress on to higher education in science.
You will work in the science laboratories and will be taught by our experienced specialist staff.
Assessment for this course is through a combination of coursework and examination. The examination period is May/ June. There are regular assignments, essays and class-based assessments to help you develop your study skills for the next educational step.
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You will need a Merit in the Applied Science BTEC Level 2 Diploma or five GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above, including English, maths and sciences. We will interview you to make sure that you will succeed on the course.
You can apply for this programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page.
You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
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