Centre for Applied Sciences

If you are passionate about science then you must consider the outstanding opportunities we offer at the Centre for Applied Sciences.

We attract experts from science-based professions and train them to become educators. Our forensic courses are delivered by former crime scene examiners and DNA analysts and our eyewear, eyecare and sports tutors have industry experience. This way, you learn how to apply knowledge in a professional situation, preparing you for progression directly into employment or Higher Education.

What we offer

Based in the heart of Angel, Islington, the Centre offers the facilities, learning environment and teaching excellence that will help you achieve your ambitions in a range of in-demand scientific fields. Courses on offer range from foundation learning to foundation degrees and lead to professions that require specialist scientific knowledge such as forensics, optics, medicine, nursing, sports and fitness training, pharmacy and physiotherapy.

You can read George Zambas' story to see the bold ambitions that can be achieved at this centre.

How to find us

Centre for Applied Sciences
The Angel
311-321 Goswell Road

Location map [PDF]

Underground: Angel (Northern Line)

Buses: 4, 19, 30, 38, 43, 56, 73, 153, 205, 214, 274, 341, 394, 476

Access: Ramped access to the building, on-site disabled car park and disabled access to all floors.

Key Facts

  • The Centre has over 1200 full-time and part-time students
  • 90% of our students that applied to university got it in 2015
  • 95% of Optics students progress to the profession
  • Last year 381 students progressed to higher education 
  • £2 million has recently been invested in superb engineering and sport science facilities

See more key facts about the College.


  • First class sport science and engineering facilities.
  • Replica crime scenes for Forensics students helping you gain ideal practical experience
  • High specification computers, engineering software and modern workshops
  • Brand new gym and sport science facilities
  • Modern laboratories preparing you for university and employment 
  • The Animal Management department has a range of species from turtles to snakes to chinchilla’s, giving you practical experience to work in the industry

Extra-curricular activities

We believe in a work-life balance for our students and provide opportunities for you to take part in a range of extra-curricular activities, trips and visits to make time at the College productive, enjoyable and fun.