Mandatory units:

  • Chemistry and Our Earth
  • Energy and Our Universe
  • Biology and Our Environment
    Optional units:
  • Environmental Science
  • The Living Body
  • Healthy Living
  • Investigating a Crime Scene
  • Entry requirements

    4 GCSEs grade 3 (grade D) or above, which should include English, maths and core and additional science.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course is intended for learners who are interested in Science and Technology but have not studied Science or Technology at School or who have not achieved higher GCSE grades in these subjects.
    The course include core units in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Electronics and a range of optional units

  • Study methods

    Lectures, assignments, tests, case studies, practical investigations, demonstrations.

  • How is the course assessed?

    The method of assessment for the qualifications is through a portfolio of evidence

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Gain employment in science-related roles such as an entry level science technician.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    This qualification is intended to give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable them to progress to qualifications in a science or technology related area at a higher level. BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Applied Science.

  • 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 - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 4 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00