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BTEC Applied Science Extended Diploma - S201

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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This course is designed for those wishing to top up a 90 Credit Diploma to an Extended Diploma in Applied Science. Students undertaking this course may have studied at Wirral Met College or another institution.

Course Details

The course will build on units previously studied at 90 Credit Diploma or Diploma Level. Units studied will cover chemistry, physics and biology topics required to gain entry into the College's own HE programmes and to a variety of other university HE programmes.

All students will undertake further study in English and mathematics and develop employability skills. Scientific work experience or work simulation will also be arranged.

Entry Guidelines

BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Applied Science with Grade C/4 or above in English and maths or 4 GCSEs at Grade A*-C/Grade 4 or above (including two sciences, maths and English).

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.
Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Personal Protective Equipment £20 Educational Visits £60 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Assessment Method

Assessment is mainly by assignment.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Wirral Met College offers a Foundation Degree in Chemistry as well as HNC & HND Applied Chemistry/Applied Biology. Students may also progress to a variety of degree courses at university or to a laboratory job or apprenticeship.

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Starting 5th September 2022 - Ending - 28th June 2024

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 10:00 — 15:00 12 Quays Main Building
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays Main Building
Thursday 09:00 — 14:00 12 Quays Main Building

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply.

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £6000.00

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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