GCSE (9-1): Minimum 4 GCSE grades at 2 or above and/or a pass at Entry Level 3 plus interview and initial assessment. Evidence of Entry 2 Literacy and Numeracy are required.
Legacy GCSE: Minimum 4 GCSE grades at E or above and/or a pass at Entry Level 3 plus interview and initial assessment. Evidence of Entry 2 Literacy and Numeracy are required.
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
This a one-year course which covers a wide range of scientific disciplines including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, as well as English and Maths
You will be taught through classroom teaching, homework learning, practical activities, debates, presentations, group work and research.
How is the course assessed
This is a 100% coursework-based course, comprising of ten units. Each unit is assessed by an assignment.
Where next - Further Studies
A BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Applied Science provides a good grounding to go on to a more advanced course such as: OCR Level 2 Technical Diploma in Applied Science, Medical Science or related Science / Technology areas.
Where next - Job Opportunities
With further training or study, students go into careers such as:
You will need all standard stationary equipment, including folders and a scientific calculator. There may be additional costs for educational visits. Enrolment Form. Learning Agreement. Timetable. Standard Stationary. You also must be prepared to work in your first lesson.
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.