Applied Science A Level at Upton Hall F C J
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.
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.
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
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.