Environmental Science: AS and A Level | Loughborough College

AS and A Level in
Environmental Science

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A Level Environmental Science is a two-year course. Environmental Science is a holistic subject with many interconnected systems and processes. A change to one process can affect many other processes to different degrees. Consideration of environmental issues is based on evidence-based information and an understanding of how society works – student will develop an in-depth understanding of both of these approaches.

Course Content

Year 1:

  • The Living Environment
  • The Physical Environment
  • Energy Resources
Year 2:
  • Pollution
  • Biological Resources
  • Sustainability
  • Research Methods
Assessment

Assessment will be through two written exams of 3 hours each. There will be a combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions.

Features/Benefits

The skills developed on this course enable students to gain a thorough understanding of the world in which we live and the risks and threats Earth faces.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language, Maths, and two Science subjects (these can be core and additional science or any two separate science subjects) at GCSE grade 4

Progression Opportunities

An A Level in Environmental Science is an excellent combination with science and humanities subjects. It can lead to further study in a scientific or geographic field.

Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full or Part Time

Level:

3

Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 18/19ASQENV

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