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About this course

If you are interested in science and forensics then theBTEC National Diploma Level 3 in Applied Science (Forensics) is the right course for you. You need to be good at science and maths and have a keen interest in their application in law and crime prevention.

This is an exciting course and you will study 19 different subjects related to forensic science over a two year period. As part of this course, you will be learning such things as genetics, forensic fire analysis, human physiology, chemical laboratory techniques, health and safety, laboratory management, criminology, psychology, forensic analysis techniques.  You will develop practical and deductive reasoning skills as you study.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (C or above), including Maths, English and Science (or Adult Literacy and Numeracy Level 2 or successful completion of a Level 2 course with Functional Skills Maths and English). (Accepted Science equivalent - Merit at BTEC First Diploma)
  • Applicants who do not meet these entry requirements will be assessed on an individual basis by the Curriculum Manager and Curriculum Direct