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Applied Science Level 1

This course will appeal to you if you have a keen interest in the application of Science. You will find out more about science through personal investigation and carrying out practical work. You will develop an understanding of the basic principles in biology, physics and chemistry.

Here are some of the units covered;
• The Study of Living Systems
• Physics and Our Universe
• Causes of Disease and Maintaining Health
• Making and Testing Cosmetic Products
• Science in the World

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Science & Medical
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Matthew Boulton College,
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need at least 4 GCSEs grade 2/E or above including Maths, English and Science

Delivery and Assessment

The course is assessed through assignments based on personal research and the results of practical investigations.


After this course you may choose to move onto the Level 2 in Applied Science. You may also choose to change to other areas of study like sport or health and social care. Alternatively you may choose to enter employment as a laboratory technician.

Career Opportunities

  • Astronomers
  • Biologists
  • Meteorologists
  • Ecologists
  • Researchers
  • Forensic Scientists
  • Biomedical Scientists
  • Clinical Biochemists
  • Radiologists
  • Microbiologists
  • Paramedics