Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science

Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science

Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science

If you are interested in a course to prepare you for employment as a science/laboratory technician in the science industry, or to give you a good grounding for an advanced forensic or medical science course, then this is the course for you.

Course structure

You will be studying key areas, including:

  • Science in medicine
  • Investigating a crime scene
  • Living body
  • Biology and environment
  • Chemistry and our Earth
  • Energy and our universe

You will be assessed via practical experiments, written coursework, essays, presentations, externally-marked tests, group discussions and other work-related exercises.

On successful completion of the course, you may progress to a Diploma in Applied Science, Forensic Science or Medical Science course.


Four GCSEs grade 3-1 (D-G) with a 3 (D) in English or maths and/or a Level 1 in a vocationally relevant subject and a positive year 11 academic reference.

Course may be free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.
1st year course fee £1441. Exam Fee £99.

Course Summary

Length of study:
35 weeks


Term dates

Study campus:

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.

College open event

Our Open Events are a chance for you to come and see what Coventry College is all about!
You’ll have the opportunity to talk to course tutors, have a go at some taster activities and explore our fantastic facilities.


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