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Environmental Studies at Peter Symonds College

Course description

Environmental Studies involves the scientific study of human impact on planet Earth. You will study a wide range of environmental issues to increase your understanding of how human activities cause environmental damage and the strategies that are available to reduce this. Both sides of the issues are discussed to enable you to form well-balanced opinions which you can support with logical arguments and objective scientific evidence. If you have a good general knowledge and an interest in your place in the wider world, you should find this a rewarding subject to study

Entry requirements

A* - C grade GCSEs, including English, plus
• Grade B in either GCSE Biology/Chemistry/ Physics or GCSE Science and Additional Science. If you do not achieve a B in these, then you need to have a Grade B in Maths.
• Grades CC in GCSE Science and Additional Science (Applied) or GCSE Applied Science (Double Award) plus a Grade B in Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peter Symonds College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years