Available as Extended Diploma (Equivalent to 3 A Levels) or Extended Certificate (equivalent to 1 A Level with two other subjects)
BTEC Forensic Science is respected by universities, and progression to Higher Education is high. You could go on to pursue a range of different career paths including biomedical sciences, forensic science, engineering, bioscience, nutrition, biochemistry, pharmacology, radiography and nursing.
During your two-year course, you’ll study the principles and applications of science, practical scientific procedures and techniques, science investigation skills, laboratory techniques and their applications and contemporary issues in science. The optional units will cover topics such as chemical analysis, applications of organic chemistry, and forensic evidence collection and analysis.
Four GCSEs grade 9-4, including Maths and English at Grade 4
This course is available as an Extended Diploma, equivalent to three A Levels, or an Extended Certificate, equivalent to one A Level and designed to be taken with two other Extended Certificate subjects. It is assessed both internally and externally by set tasks and examinations.