BTEC HNC Applied Sciences - Forensic Science

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


University Level


Science & Pharmacy

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

, 1 Year

Course Time

09:00 - 17:00

Course Fee

£ 3600.00

Course Code


Course Overview

This course is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning and is designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in Applied Sciences and forensic science. The course gives students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training in Applied Sciences related fields.

Course Requirements

Whilst applications are considered on an individual basis, offers are usually based on a requirement to have: 64 UCAS points L3 qualification in a relevant subject Other related L3 qualifications 4 GCSEs at grade C (grade 4) or above including maths and English Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant area

What you will Learn


The programme is assessed mainly using internally assessed centre-devised assignments. One core unit at Level 4 will be assessed by Pearson-set assignments targeted at specific skills. This will include a range of assessment methods including reports, case studies, practical assessments, project work, data analysis, research, investigation, problem-solving tasks and portfolios of evidence.


Students may progress to the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Applied Sciences is recognised by higher education providers as meeting admission requirements for many relevant degree programmes in subject specialisms such as BSc (Hons) Forensic Science / Chemistry / Biology.

Career Options

Mandatory Units

Contact Details

Extra Costs Involved

There are no additional costs for this course

Exam Validation Body

Pearson Education Ltd

Hours Per Week

15 hours

How Long To Complete

2 Year

Programme Structure

120 credits will be attained in this year of study

Contact Details

For further information please email


Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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