Environmental Science A Level


1. Course details

Qualification name GCE A Level in Environmental Science
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation AQA Education
Course webpage https://www.brock.ac.uk/
Course type Classroom based
Course hours PartTime
Course start date 06 September 2021
Cost description Please see the College website for more details.
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

Are you interested in finding out more about the impact of human activity on our planet? Perhaps you are interested in discovering ways in which environmental damage can be halted or even reversed.If this sounds like you, then come and join with likeminded people by choosing A Level Environmental Science.As a student you will have the opportunity to gain insights and understanding of how geographical and biological components are interrelated in terms of the environment.This scientific subject will lead you to both answers and more questions, and sits particularly well alongside subjects like Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Geology.

3. Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above to include:*English Language grade 5*Maths grade 5*Combined Science or separate sciences grade 5 in at least one

4. What you'll learn

*Choose a highly relevant interdisciplinary science option.*Study the physical environment by looking closely at energy resources and pollution issues.*Analyse contemporary environmental issues, systems thinking and sustainability.*Understand the living planet index and the impact of our use of resources.*Appreciate the importance of basing decisions on reliable data in order to guarantee evidence based analysis.*Gain important knowledge about how society makes decisions about environmental issues and how these contribute to the success of the economy and society.

5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

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8. Next steps

Your interest in the environment could take you along a number of career paths, including: ecology, wildlife conservation, environmental impact assessment, aquaculture, local government, town planning and transport design.If you choose to progress into higher education you will have opportunities to enter new fields such as ecotoxicology, climatology, geobiology or marine biology.

9. Venue

Name Brockenhurst College
Address Lyndhurst Road
BROCKENHURST
SO42 7ZE
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Phone 01590 625555

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