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Last updated: February 5th, 2024

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Science

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Science

Teachers of Science

  • Miss L Cook (Curriculum Leader)
  • Mrs M Ambridge
  • Miss K Atherton
  • Miss V Bates
  • Mr R Beaumont
  • Miss H Dare
  • Mr L Evans
  • Miss K Heeley
  • Mr J Jiagge-Takyi
  • Mr M Lenton
  • Miss V Sears
  • Miss M Townend
  • Mr M Woodhams
  • Mr S Young

Reasons to Study BTEC Applied Science

This is the course for you if you want to continue to study all 3 sciences at an A level standard. If you like a mixture of practical scientific experiments and self-paced written work then BTEC science would suit you. Exams are taken in January and coursework is studied and written in the second half of the year. If you are nervous about exams and excel in coursework this course would suit your skill set.

Our Vision for Science

Students at SJB study science as it helps our understanding of the world around us. Everything we know about the universe, from how trees reproduce to what an atom is made up of, is the result of scientific research and experiment. Human progress throughout history has largely rested on advances in science. From our knowledge of gravity to cutting-edge medicines, students of Science have shaped our modern world. All of these advances can trace their origin back to individuals learning about science as students. That’s why it is in all our interests to promote Science as a subject at SJB; it ensures the next wave of progress in all of the fields that affect our daily lives.

Career Paths

Applied Science opens the doors to a huge range of degree courses and career paths including:

  • Employment in the Applied Science Sector
  • Biotechnology
  • Scientific research
  • Optometry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Science Journalism
  • Industrial Research

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