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Forensic Science (Applied Science)

Course Overview
Course type

Level 3 BTEC Certificate/ Diploma

Course length

BTEC Certificate: one year BTEC Diploma: two years

Required qualifications

Five or more A*-C grades at GCSE, including English Language (grade 9-5).

Do you like discovering the answer to things? This course aims to provide practical and theoretical experience in the field of science, develop laboratory skills and your knowledge or forensic techniques and criminal psychology.


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The course will focus on:
  • practical laboratory techniques
  • mathematical methods
  • forensic analysis
  • perceptions of Science
    Criminology and Criminal Psychology
On the course you will:
  • carry out practical laboratory experiments
  • analyse results of measurements
  • research and report on Forensic Science techniques
  • discuss the social implications of scientific developments
  • debate the origins of criminal behaviour

Do you like discovering the answer to things? This course aims to provide practical and theoretical experience in the field of science, develop laboratory skills and your knowledge or forensic techniques and criminal psychology.


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Method of assessment

You will be assessed by practical work and a collection of evidence from your portfolio.

 

Do you like discovering the answer to things? This course aims to provide practical and theoretical experience in the field of science, develop laboratory skills and your knowledge or forensic techniques and criminal psychology.


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What will I be able to progress to?

This course combines well with other A level Science courses, in particular Chemistry, Biology and Psychology. This subject will enhance your application for a course at university in Forensic Science or Criminology.

Other Information

The one-year Certificate is equivalent to an AS-level. The two-year Diploma is equivalent to an A level.
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