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Science (Applied) A-Level Double Award at Kenton School

Course description

This course is worth 2 A Levels. To do the double award, all the units in the Single Award AppliedScience are covered. There are a further three unitsto make up the AS qualification (7-9 below) and afurther three to convert into the second A Level.


Course content

  1. Science at work 
  2. Analysis at work
  3. Monitoring the activity of the human body
  4. Investigating the scientists’ work
  5. Sampling, testing & processing
  6. Ecology and the environment
  7. Cells & molecules
  8. Forensic science
  9. The physics of sport
  10. Working waves
  11. Materials for a purpose
  12. The mind and the brain

Entry requirements

5 C grades at GSCE including English, Maths andScience/Pass in National Certificate.


Syllabus/Exam Board/Level

Applied Science/OCR/AS and A2

The first six units are examined as per the Single Award A Level. The additional six units are examined in the same way. 66% of the course is examined by portfolio assesment. 33% is examined by written examination.

Future opportunities

The course counts as a Science A Level to continue study in higher education either in a Science related Degree course or to compliment other non-Science A Levels.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kenton School directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years