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Level 3 Programme: A Level and BTEC Courses
Applied Science
BTEC National (level 3) Certi cate and Extended Certi cate
The course builds upon all three of the sciences focussing on broadening your understanding and application of science. You will look into; the main principles of Chemistry, study the structure and function of cells in Biology and work with waves in Physics, as part of the course. In the second year you will carry out a series of investigations as well as studying diseases and infections.
Additional Entry Requirements
This course is speci cally for those wishing to study a broad science course at A-level standard. Therefore the entry requirements are
a grade C in Core Science, preferably with C in Additional Science, together with a grade 4 or above in Maths and English.
Assessment
There will be a combination of internally assessed practical assignments (40%), and externally assessed examined units (60%) sat in June each year. Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* are awarded which are equivalent to A levels for the purpose of university entrance.
Art
AS/A Level
The Art department is recognised by Ofsted as being one of the best in the country. We continually get outstanding AS and A level results with the vast majority of our students achieving a grade A or A*. The main purpose of the Art course is to develop your ability to appreciate the visual world and respond in a personal and creative way. The Art Department believes that everyone can be an artist and that every student has the potential to produce work of the highest standard. On the Art course you will get the chance to explore all aspects of Art and Design. You will gain experience in painting and drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, textile design, animation, digital photography and Photoshop. We don’t have a “house style” and we cater for all approaches from  gurative to abstract to conceptual - you could even invent a whole new art form!
Additional Entry Requirements
Grade C or above in Art preferable but not essential.
Assessment
100% coursework.
Further course information can be found at: www.godalming.ac.uk
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