Environmental Science AS/A Level
Environmental Studies link together, in an exciting way, the subjects of biology, chemistry, physics, geology and geography. On the course you will investigate local and international environmental issues, topical and current policies and issues and learn to evaluate and assess data and information from a number of different sources. You will look at how the planet works; the soil and rocks, the oceans, the atmosphere and the complex living world that depends upon these systems. How man is upsetting and damaging the environment is contrasted with sustainable management of the planet. Environmental scientists are actively tackling a range of issues facing the world, such as climate change, pollution, desertification and GM technology. Guest lecturers will visit the college and you will participate in field trips including a visit to Marwell Zoo to look at captive breeding programmes.
Entry requirements: Two grade 5s in Science plus maths at grade 4.
Course assessment: External assessment only