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Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Applied Science


This course is a practical, vocational Applied Science course, equivalent to 1.5 A levels, that prepares learners for work or further study in a related scientific discipline.

78446
Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
34 Weeks
Level 3
Full-Time Study
Summary

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

Course Code: 78446

Duration: 34 Weeks

Level: 3

Type: Full-Time

Course Overview

This course is a practical, vocational Applied Science course, equivalent to 1.5 A levels, that prepares learners for work or further study in a related scientific discipline.

Typically, you will be in class for a minimum of 15 hours per week.

There are 6 modules of which 2 are externally assessed.

MODULES MAY INCLUDE:

Mandatory modules may include:

  • Principles and Applications of science (Exam)
  • Practical scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Scientific Investigation skills (External Assessment)
  • Laboratory Techniques and their applications

Optional modules will be a choice of:

  • Physiology of Human Body Systems
  • Human Regulation and reproduction
  • Biological Molecules and Metabolic Pathways

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability.  You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or ICT. 

Available Sessions
Title Campus Type Start Spaces Fee
Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Applied Science
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Bangor

Full-Time

02/09/2019

18

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Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Applied Science
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Downpatrick

Full-Time

02/09/2019

20+

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Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Applied Science
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Lisburn

Full-Time

02/09/2019

18

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Ideal If:
You want to work in a scientific laboratory in a range of areas such as Forensic Science or Biochemist.
You'll Learn:
How to develop your critical thinking skills, design and carry out scientific investigations in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
You'll Love:
The hands on experience in the laboratory setting and being able to solve scientific problems.
You'll Progress:
to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science. (dependant on achievement) Further study at a higher level such as the Higher National Diploma in Applied Science will lead to employment in areas such as Medical Microbiology, Biomedical Science, Nursing and Dietetics or Criminal Psychology, Biomedical Science, Forensic Science or management positions in the Forensic science field.
You'll Need:
4-5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English, Maths and separate science GCSEs, or Double Award Science, or Level 2 Extended Certificate in Applied Science (at Merit grade), or BTEC Level 2 in Animal Care (at Merit grade).
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:



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