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5 GCSE Programme at Bournville College

Course description

This course allows you to study for a range of GCSE level qualifications in one academic year. It covers Maths, English, Science, Business and 1 other of your choice from Art, Media, Psychology and Additional Science giving you the opportunity to gain the equivalent of 5 GCSES at grade C.

Course content

On this course you will study the 5 key subjects at GCSE level. This will give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills. You will also have the opportunity to take part in field trips relevant to your study and participate in enrichment opportunities. All elements of this course are mandatory. You must be willing to study all 5 subjects.

Entry requirements

A good standard of English and Maths is required to be enrolled on this course; if you have previously studied GCSE we would expect that you have achieved D grades in English and Maths. You will also be assessed before you enrol to ensure that you are ready for this level of study. You will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to your studies by completing homework on a regular basis and have good attendance and punctuality.


GCSE Maths is assessed by examination. GCSE English, Science and Business Studies is a mixture of examination and controlled assessment.

Future opportunities

A good range of GCSEs are essential for higher level study. This can include AS-Levels and BTEC Level 3 Extended Diplomas. Good GCSE Grades are also required for some BTEC Level 2 Diplomas, apprenticeships and training courses. Employers also recognise the value of these qualifications.

Further information

If you are interested in studying this course please contact the Advice Zone on 0121 477 1300

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 August 2016
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