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Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Harrow on the Hill Campus

When: Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

4 x GCSEs grade 3 (grade D) or above preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Who is the course for

This course will appeal to those students who:

  • Have a keen interest in the application of Science
  • Enjoy studying a subject that is relevant to their own lives and experience
  • Want to find out more about Science through personal investigation
  • Want the opportunity to carry out practical work as well as class work
  • Are interested in developing an understanding of Science and how to solve scientific problems
  • Want to study a course that is active and enjoyable
  • Want to move on to a higher level course

Course Content

This a one year course which covers a wide range of scientific disciplines including Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths. In addition you will complete the BTEC Level 1 Foundation Project (STEM).

Study Methods

Through classroom teaching, practical activities, group work, research and educational visits.

How is the course assessed

This is a 100% coursework based course. Each unit is assessed by assignments which are graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. Each unit is then given a grade, with a final grade of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* awarded for the overall qualification.

Where next - Further Studies

An OCR Technical Diploma in Science prepares you for employment and provides a good grounding to go on to a more advanced course such as: Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Science or related Science / Technology areas.

Where next - Job Opportunities

With further training or study, students go into careers such as:

  • Forensic Science
  • Food Technology
  • Analytical Science
  • Quality Control
  • Environmental Science
  • Engineering

More Information

You will need all standard stationary equipment, including folders and a scientific calculator. Normal class resources.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - if you would prefer to submit a paper form please click here to download a copy. Please fill it out and return it to: Admissions, Harrow College, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Harrow on the Hill Campus

When: Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday 09:00 to 17:00