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Level 3

Environmental Science A-level

COURSE OVERVIEW

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 environment 2. The physical environment 3. Energy resources 4. Pollution 5. Biological resources 6. Sustainability Throughout 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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

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.

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