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Sarah Whitehurt and team, GCSE Combined and Applied Science

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Applied Science

If you're looking to pursue a career in science, Applied Science at Hopwood Hall College is a suite of courses that provide an educational foundation. You will also cover a wide range of topics with a high level of practical laboratory skills.

You will achieve a recognised qualification to enable you to move into employment or apply to study at degree or Higher National Diploma/Certificate level.

Our Courses

Year 1

  • Principles and applications of science I
  • Practical scientific procedures and techniques
  • Science investigation skills
  • Laboratory techniques and their application
  • Genetics and genetic engineering
  • Application of organic chemistry
  • Microbiology and microbiological techniques

Year 2

  • Principles and applications of science II
  • Investigative project
  • Contemporary issues in science
  • Physiology of human body systems
  • Biological molecules and metabolic pathways
  • Practical chemical analysis

This course is taught at our Middleton campus.

    Dione Whalley
    I hope to one day work as a Doctor in A&E and studying at Hopwood Hall College has given me so much knowledge to make the steps towards. You get out what you put into your studies, I found that hard work, time management and focus helped me improve and achieve my full potential.

    Dione Whalley

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