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Environmental Science at Tring School

Course description

Awarding Body: AQA
This is an engaging and thought provoking A Level for anyone interested in
contemporary environmental issues, systems thinking and sustainability. Real life
case studies will be used to help you develop key scientific skills and knowledge as
well as skills in communication, teamwork and critical thinking.
                                  

Course content

You will study a range of topics including the living environment, energy, biological
resources and sustainability through a combination of independent and
interdependent learning. You will also have the opportunity to join the popular
Biology field trip to study research methods and ecology.
Environmental science is a great accompaniment to Geography, Biology, Physics
and Maths, but will add breadth and depth to any A Level portfolio.

Entry requirements

A grade 5 in any Science or Grade 5\5 in Combined Science Trilogy plus a Grade 5 in GCSE Maths and English Language or Literature.  

Assessment

All exams will be sat at the end of year 13.                                                                                          

Future opportunities

Careers options will include STEM (science, technology and maths) industries
including engineering, food, energy, conservation and health and non- STEM
opportunities in Media, Leisure and planning.   

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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