Science - Applied A-Level at George Salter Academy
Applied Science is ideal for any student who is really keen on the practical side of their Science lessons. It provides a broad background of all science subjects presented through a range of coursework and examination units. This course provides links with local industries and organisations that use science, and students will get a taste for how Science is used in the real world.
Progression routes from this course
An A-level in Applied Science can lead to a career as a lab technician, forensic scientist, radiographer or radiotherapist and jobs in the sports science and environmental science areas.
SC01: Investigating Science at Work
SC02: Energy Transfer Systems
SC03: Finding out About Substances
SC01: Coursework that is internally assessed and externally moderated. 33.3% of total AS grade, 16.7% of total A2.
SC02: Exam, external assessment. 33.3% of total AS mark, 16.7% of total A2.
SC03: Coursework that is internally assessed and externally moderated. 33.3% of total AS mark, 16.7% of total A2.
SC07: Planning and carrying out a scientific investigation
SC09: Sports Science
SC14: The Healthy Body
SC07: Coursework, internally assessed and externally moderated, worth 16.7% of A2 total.
SC09: Coursework internally marked and externally assessed. 16.7% of total A2.
SC14: Exam that is externally marked, worth 16.7% of total A2.
Applied Science GCSE C-C plus English C and Mathematics C
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact George Salter Academy directly.