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Qualification name GCE A Level in Environmental Science
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation AQA Education
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Students who enjoy a multi-disciplinary approach to learning and have a keen interest in the sustainability of our planet will find this course engaging and thought provoking. Environmental science is a holistic subject with many interconnected systems and processes. A change to one process can affect many other processes over different spatial and temporal scales. Consideration of environmental issues and the conclusions reached should be based on reliable evidence-based information and quantitative data. Students will develop an understanding of how human society relies upon natural systems for resources and life support systems.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

GCSE grade 5 in maths and English and grade 5-5 in combined science or grade 5 in biology and chemistry in triple science.

View the key features of this course.

1. The physical environment 5. Biological resources 2. Energy resources 6. Sustainability 3. Pollution 7. Research methods 4. The Living environment Learners will study all modules. Students will be expected to draw on knowledge and understanding of the entire course of study to show a deeper understanding of the interconnections between topics. Questions will be a combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Paper 1: 3 hrs written paper 50% Paper 2: 3 hrs written paper 50%

Career Opportunities:
• Environmental Consultant • Environmental Manager
• Marine Biologist • Recycling Officer
• Sustainability Consultant • Waste Management Officer

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GL53 8QF
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Phone 01242 515881

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