Our A-level Environmental Science course will help to inspire students and nurture their passion for the subject and lay the foundations for further study and the workplace.Environmental Science is a highly relevant interdisciplinary fourth science option. It is ideal study for anyone interested in contemporary environmental issues, systems thinking and sustainability.There are 6 different units covered over two years:1. The living environment2. The physical environment3. Energy resources4. Pollution5. Biological resources6. SustainabilityThroughout the course students will also cover a variety of research methods.You will have the opportunity to work in groups and individually to complete your work. Tasks are varied and are based around ‘real world' examples which explain and highlight environmental theories and concepts. You will also complete a number of practical experiments both in class and outside.
|Qualification name||GCE A Level in Environmental Science|
|Awarding organisation||AQA Education|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||13th September 2022|
|Cost description||Please refer to our website|
You need a minimum of five GCSEs at 9-4, including grade 4 in Maths, Science and English Language.Students need an interest in the world around them, particularly in climate change, pollution, sustainability and conservation.
Paper 1: The physical environment Energy resources Pollution Research methodsStudents 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.Paper 2: The living environment Biological resources Sustainability Research methods
Many students who are interested in pursuing a career in Environmental science will combine Environmental Science and Geography as well as another Science (Biology is the most common). The course has been designed to prepare students either to enter the workplace in a related career, or to go on to higher education or further training.
|Name||Haywards Heath College|
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