BTEC Level 2 First Diploma in Applied Science
Studying BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science at BSix RQF
This is a one-year course equivalent to 4 GCSE’s and is aimed at students who achieved mostly D grades at GCSE and require an additional year studying science before progressing onto advanced level. If you are more confident with coursework than exams, then this is an ideal course for you.
What will I study?
It consists of Physics, Chemistry and Biology sections organised as Units. The course is assessed through a mix of externally assessed exams and internally assessed coursework.
This course is taught through a mixture of interactive lectures, individual and group activities, practical activities discussions and presentations. Students are expected to participate in different activities such as group and pair work, peer and self-assessment and practical experiments.
On achieving BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science with a Merit or Distinction grade you can progress to:
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science RQF.