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Qualification name GCE A Level in Geology
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation WJEC (Formerly Welsh Joint Education Committee)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 5th September 2022
Cost description Usual concessions and support available. More information is available on the college website.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

Geology is the study of Earth, its structures, evolution and dynamics. If you’ve ever wondered how Earth was formed, why dinosaurs didn’t survive, if a supervolcano could erupt or whether fracking should be allowed then A Level Geology is for you.

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

Five GCSEs at grades 4 or above, including English Language. You will also need at least a grade 5 in Mathematics and in two sciences.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will complete three written examinations and a practical endorsement. Written exams include: Component 1: Geological Investigation (2 hr 15 mins worth 35%) Component 2: Geological Principals and Processes (1 hr 45 mins worth 30%) Component 3: Geological Applications (2 hr worth 35%)

You may progress onto Higher Education courses and employment in mining and exploration, oil and water companies, engineering, volcanology or hazard management.

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Name HSDC: Havant Campus
Address New Road
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Phone 023 9248 3856
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