Applied Science

Extended Diploma Science & Medical Sciences

Course Details

Extended Diploma
Subject Area
Science & Medical Sciences
Age Group
16 - 18

Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 2 years)

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Level 3 Applied Science is an exciting and rewarding course, designed to support students in vocational science and moving into the science-based workforce. The course includes practical work, lectures, discussions, internet research and access to library resources.
This course will develop students' understanding of chemistry, biology and physics and how this relates to real-life applications in a Science workplace. This course will include topics such as Principles and Applications of Science and Laboratory Techniques and their applications as well optional units such as Practical Chemical Analysis and Diseases and Infections.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

Assessment is a mixture of:
• External assessment by written exams, one in February, one in June
• Continuous assessment building up a portfolio of assignments throughout the course.

Progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship. Click Here to explore courses and apply.

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16-18 EFA funding only

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Science & Medical Sciences

Science is a vital part of almost every industry in one way or another, and it's also the lifeblood of our medical and healthcare professions.

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