MCAST Diploma in Applied Science

MCAST Diploma in Applied Science

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MCAST Diploma in Applied Science
Course Code AS3-01-14
MQF Level Level 3
Duration 1 year full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Entry Requirements MCAST Foundation Certificate or 2 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes from English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Design and Technology
Other Entry Requirements
Course Description
Study/Course Delivery This programme of study addresses the competences required as entry level to the Applied Science sector. The achievement of the required underpinning knowledge and key skills will be accomplished through contextualisation of tasks and the adoption of a highly practical approach.
Assessment Assessment of the programme is an integral part of the learning process. Varied assessment methods are employed. The learning process is completed by providing students with feedback that is both formative and summative in nature.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Understand the impact of human activity on the environment

2. Investigate forces, motion, energy, light, electricity and sound waves

3. Describe the factors that can affect and control human health

4. Identify chemical substances and organic compounds.

Core Study Units
Specialist Units Chemistry and our World Energy and the Universe Biology and Our Health Monitoring the Environment Applications of Physical Science Chemical Analysis Maltese English Mathematics Personal Development Information Technology Science and Technology
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities MCAST Advanced Diploma in Applied Science MCAST Advanced Diploma in Food Technology MCAST Advanced Diploma in Environmental Sustainability MCAST Advanced Diploma in Health Sciences MCAST Advanced Diploma for Pharmacy Technicians