Applied Science NQF Foundation Diploma Year 1 Level 3

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Get your knowledge down to a science with our programme. This course prepares you for higher education or employment by strengthening your technical and transferable skills. You’ll develop scientific practical techniques and will sharpen your communication, analytical, evaluative, and research abilities.

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Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Navigate the laboratory using appropriate techniques.
  • Utilise scientific techniques to conduct experiments.
  • Strengthen your science investigative skills.
  • Boost your communication, analytical, evaluative, and research skills.
  • Entry Requirements

    Five GCSEs at grade 4 including English, maths, and science

    Career Progression

    Progression may include degree level study or relevant employment.

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    Course Details

    Duration

    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date

    13/09/2021

    Course Code

    74943-01

    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts

    History

    A qualification in science can lead to a whole host of opportunities in health-related industries, the pharmaceutical industry, land-based industries, environmental work, and sport and fitness.

    Labour Market

    By 2024, the science, engineering, and production technician sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 2.3%. (EMSI, 2019)

    Student Testimonial

    “The Applied Science course was hard work but gave me a great sense of achievement.” - Tafadzwa Mumbanha Applied Science
    School of Applied Science
    Leeds City College
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    Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

    The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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