BTEC Level 3 Applied Science (Forensics Science)
The Level 3 BTEC course is a 100% coursework based subject. The first year gives pupils a grounding in scientific principles and an insight of working in the scientific industry. In the second year pupils study the forensics based subjects looking into the collection and analysis of evidence and the psychology behind crime.

Subject Teacher: 
Mrs S Ramdin
Mr M Harman

Curriculum Outline
    • The units covered in the first year are:
      • Unit 1 – Fundamentals of Science
      • Unit 2 – Working in the Science Industry
      • Unit 4 – Scientific Practical Techniques
      • The units covered in the second year are:
        • Unit 18 – Genetics and Genetic Engineering
        • Unit 31 – Criminology
        • Unit 32 – Forensic Evidence Collection and Analysis

Key Stage Taught (Yes / No)
Key Stage 3 No
Key Stage 4 No
Key Stage 5 Yes

Examination Information
Official name of course Qualification Level Exam Board
BTEC Level 3 Applied Science (Forensics Science) Level 3 BTEC (A Level Equivalent) Edexcel