BTEC Certificate in Forensic Science
This course offers an exciting alternative to anyone interested in studying science, but struggles with exams. The
course will develop your understanding of science, giving you an insight into the practical applications of science in the
workplace. It will cover aspects of the three main sciences, but focuses mainly on biology and chemistry.
What will I study?
There are 6 units in this course:
- Fundamentals of science
- Working in the science industry
- Scientific investigations
- Physiology of human body systems
- Chemical laboratory techniques
- Microbiological techniques
All units are assessed by practical coursework which is internally marked and externally moderated.
Five GCSEs grade A*-C/ 4 - 9 - if you are combining a full-time A'level programme
Four GCSEs grade A*-C/ 4 - 9- if you are studying alongside a vocational course
This course can lead to a science related job or a higher education (degree-level) course in biological
sciences, biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, chemical analysis, engineering, meteorology, science
journalism, analytical chemistry, biomedical sciences, or dietetics.
For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.