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Applied Science A Level at Upton Hall F C J

Course description

Applied Science provides the opportunity to build on concepts and skills introduced in GCSE sciences. This makes science relevant and focuses on the application of science in industry and society. It also assesses students’ scientific enquiry skills through extended practical work.

Entry requirements

A minimum grade of C in each of the separate sciences at GCSE or C in both double award GCSE science is required for AS and A Level Applied Science.

Assessment

AS TOPICS & ASSESSMENT

1. Science at work
2. Analysis at work
3. Monitoring the Human Body

A LEVEL TOPICS AND ASSESSMENT

1. Investigating the scientists
2. Synthesising Organic Chemicals
3. Working Waves

Future opportunities

Most of the course involves extended research using ICT and links with scientific organisations. Students studying Applied Science are offered trips to local businesses and hospitals. This course can lead to careers in nursing, physiotherapy, PE, psychology or midwifery or any career which asks for a non-specific science qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Upton Hall F C J directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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      Directions To get to Upton Hall School:

      From the M53 Northbound: Leave M53 at Junction 2. Continue straight on at the roundabout onto the Upton by-pass (A5027). At the next roundabout turn left onto Old Greasby Road. Take the second turning on the left into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From West Kirby: Head towards Black Horse Hill. Follow Black Horse Hill down and bear left onto Saughall Massie Road. Follow signs up to Upton Village. From Old Greasby Road take the second turning on the left into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From Birkenhead: Head towards Upton Village. The school is located just beyond the traffic lights in the middle of Upton Village. Take Old Greasby Road and then first right into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From Heswall:  Head towards Arrowe Park Hospital. Continue pas the Hospital along Arrowe Park Road (A551) towards Upton Village. Continue up the hill into Upton and at the traffic lights turn left into Old Greasby Road and then first right into Saughall Massie Lane.