BTEC Level 2 Award: Principles of Applied Science
Outline of Course Students will complete a number of written assignments to meet criteria set by the exam board. Assignments will cover topics from Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This covers 75% of the course and is marked by the teacher.
Some of the tasks are research based; others require students to plan and complete practical investigations. Students need to complete their tasks individually to produce a folder of evidence.
Students will study towards and complete an Exam on the Principles of Science. The exam covers Biology, Chemistry and Physics topics and makes up 25% of the course. This paper is marked by the Exam Board.
This is a 2 year course.
How it’s taught
Small Group Activities
Principles of Science
Chemistry and Our Earth
Energy and our Universe
Biology and our Environment
There will be some homework for this course, including research and completion of short tasks. Students will also need to spend time preparing for their exams.