Applied Science (8770)

A-level Applied Science will be available until June 2017.

Read about our new Level 3 Applied Science qualifications, for first teaching in September 2016.

A-level Applied Science offers students the chance to concentrate on some of the vocational aspects of Science. As well as being ideal for students seeking a broad background in Science, it also suits those entering this vocational area for the first time.

This specification covers a range of Science topics including the following:

  • Sports Science
  • the role of the pathology service
  • ecology, conservation and recycling.

It also provides the opportunity for a variety of qualifications to be taken, for example an Advanced Subsidiary A-level or a double award depending on the modules studied.

A-level Applied Science is a good choice for students considering higher education in any Science-based course, including: Biochemical Sciences, Chemistry, Food Technology, Human Physiology, Nursing, Sports Science, Materials Science, and Medical Physics.


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