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Science B GCSE at Grantham College

Course description

Those wanting a basic grounding in the three Sciences – Physics, Biology, Chemistry. Students already with a D grade GCSE Science. Aspiring PGCE / Teachers who need a level 2 Science qualification as a course requirement.

Course content

The course covers Level 2 Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Entry requirements

D grade Science at GCSE or well motivated mature student.


Two one hour examinations (Unit 1 and Unit 2) available in January and June, coursework: Unit 3 ‘Can do task’ and ‘Science in the News’.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

Level 3 qualifications such as BTEC. Access to PGCE course.

Further information

Not recommended for study at A Level as this is only a single award. Suitable for BTEC Level 3 Forensic Science, if Grade B and above, providing they also have Grade C and above in Maths and English and two other GCSEs at Grade C or above.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 November 2016
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