The course covers aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics with approximately a third of each subject covered over the course of the qualification.
It is designed for learners who are interested in learning about the applied science sector alongside other areas of study such as the social sciences.
It is for students who may not want to go to university to study sciences but may be interested in a career or profession related to science.
What will I learn at AS Level?
- Principles and key concepts of science
- Practical and scientific techniques
What will I learn at A Level?
- Scientific investigation skills
- One optional biology unit
How will I be assessed at AS Level?
There will be an external exam as well as a portfolio of practical investigations to complete.
How will I be assessed at A Level?
There will be an external exam as well as a portfolio to complete.
5 GCSEs at Level 9-5. Maths, English and Science are preferred at Level 5 in order to ensure success in this course.