Combined Science Trilogy GCSE at Thomas Rotherham College (TRC)
It is essential to have a GCSE science qualification for teaching and nursing and for anyone wishing to study Science at A Level.
Biology: Cell biology, health of and control in the human body, respiration, photosynthesis, ecology and an introduction to genes and evolution.
Chemistry: Atomic structure, bonding, chemical reactions, chemical analysis and chemistry of the atmosphere.
Physics: Energy, electricity, forces, waves and magnetism.
At least 1 x D/3 in a GCSE Science subject (or a Distinction in BTEC Level 2 Science).
At least Grade 2 in GCSE Maths.
There are six external exams (available in higher or foundation tiers). Each counts for 16.67% of your overall grade and each is 1 hour 15 minutes long (2 x Biology, 2 x Chemistry, 2 x Physics).
Your qualification will be graded on a 17 point scale: 1-1 to 9-9 where 9-9 is the best grade.
There are 21 required practical activities that have to be undertaken in class and there is also a new emphasis on the mathematical requirement of the course.
Optional study visit cost.
With further training, you could go into a job related to science such as a Teacher, Pharmacist or Science Technician .
To find out more about this course visit one of our Open Evenings.
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.