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Applied Science Diploma Level 3

This is a well respected general science qualification seen as a more practical and work related route. If you have a passion for science but are not sure what area you want to work in then this course will prepare you for a wide range of careers. You will cover subjects like statistics, maths for scientists, the human body system, biochemistry, energy changes and electrical circuits and their industrial applications.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Science & Medical
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Matthew Boulton College,
Stourbridge College,
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grade C or above including Science, Maths and English. If you have completed a level 2 diploma you will need at least a merit grade.

Delivery and Assessment

The course is assessed through practical work and assignments.


After the course you may decide to continue your studies at university or seek employment with a medical research company working as a laboratory technician.

Career Opportunities

  • Biologists
  • Researchers
  • Biomedical Scientists
  • Clinical Biochemists
  • Microbiologists
  • Paramedics