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Sixth Form Subjects

Sixth Form Subjects

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science

Course/Subject Structure:

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science is a 1080 guided learning hour (GLH) qualification that consists of 13 Units. There are 7 mandatory units plus 6 optional units. 4 of the mandatory units are externally assessed (exams).

The externally assessed units are:

Unit 1: Principles and Application of Science I

Unit 3: Scientific Investigation Skills

Unit 5: Principles and Applications of Science II

Unit 7: Contemporary Issues in Science

Mandatory units (students are required to complete all seven mandatory units)

Units:

1          Principles and Applications of Science I

2          Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques

3          Science Investigation Skills

4          Laboratory Techniques and their Application

5          Principles and Applications of Science II

6          Investigative Project

7          Contemporary Issues in Science

Pupils are required to complete the following optional specialist units:

Units:

8          Physiology of human body systems

9          Human regulation and reproduction

14        Applications of organic chemistry

19        Practical chemical analysis

18        Industrial chemical reactions

16        Astronomy and space science

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social care

Course/Subject Structure:

This entails 1080 Guided Learning Hours (1530 TQT) Equivalent in size to three A Levels. The qualification consists of 13 units of which 8 are Mandatory and 4 are external. Mandatory content (72%). External assessment (42%).

Core Units (Students are required to complete all eight core units)

Units:

1          Human Lifespan Development

2          Working in Health & Social care

3          Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social care

4          Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social care

5          Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

6          Work Experience in Health and Social care

7          Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social care

8          Promoting Public Health

 

Pupils are required to complete the following additional specialist units:

Units:

9          Infection Prevention and Control

10        Sociological Perspectives

11        Psychological Perspectives

17        Caring for Individuals with Dementia

19        Nutritional Health

BTEC National Extended Diploma in Business

Course/Subject Structure:

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business is a 1080 guided learning hour (GLH) qualification that consists of 13 Units. There are 7 mandatory units plus 6 optional units. 4 of the mandatory units are externally assessed (exams).

Core Units (Students are required to complete all seven core units)

Units:

1          Exploring Business

2          Developing a Marketing Campaign

3          Personal and Business Finance

4          Managing an Event

5          International Business

6          Principles of Management

7          Business Decision making

Pupils are required to complete the following additional specialist units:

Units:

8          Recruitment and Selection

14        Investigating Customer Service

18        Creative Promotion

19        Pitching for a new Business

22        Market Research

27        Work experience in Business

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