Applied Science

At a glance


Course title                                Applied Science

Level                                        BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

Exam board                               AQA (

Why study applied science?

A level 3 in applied science will give you an insight into the working lives of different types of scientist. It involves practical activities as well as opportunities for independent work and research. You will study aspects of all three sciences.

Course content

Unit 1: Key concepts in science (portfolio)

Unit 2: Applied experimental techniques (written exam)

Unit 3:  Science in the modern world (written exam, with pre released material)

Unit 4: The human body

Unit 5: Investigating Science

Plus one optional unit.