AS Level Science

A Level

In Stratford-Upon-Avon

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Description

  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    Stratford-upon-avon

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

The OCR AS GCE Science specification extends GCSE Science and contains elements of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, as well as Earth Science and Environmental Science. The specification is purpose-built for those candidates who wish to continue with a broad study of science beyond GCSE, but who choose not to specialise in the separate science disciplines. All units draw, as appropriate, on the.

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Location

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Stratford-Upon-Avon (Warwickshire)
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The Willows North, Alcester Road, CV37 9QR

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To take into account

This AS specification has been written to provide progression from GCSE Science and GCSE Additional Science, or from the separate sciences at GCSE; achievement at a minimum of grade C is required to study AS Science.

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Course programme


AS LEVEL SCIENCE

About the Course
Subject
A Levels
Study Mode
Full-time

Introduction The OCR AS GCE Science specification extends GCSE Science and contains elements of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, as well as Earth Science and Environmental Science. The specification is purpose-built for those candidates who wish to continue with a broad study of science beyond GCSE, but who choose not to specialise in the separate science disciplines.
All units draw, as appropriate, on the content identified in the QCA Subject Criteria for Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The content is chosen to provide a balanced and coherent study of science. To this end, content from Earth Science and Environmental Science is also included.
AS Units
Unit G641: Remote Sensing and the Natural Environment

· Sensing the environment using electromagnetic radiation
· Stable and vulnerable ecosystems

Unit G642: Science and Human Activity

· Weather, climate and climate change
· Chemical processes in the atmosphere
· Proteins and genetic engineering
· Options for energy generation

Unit G643: Practical Skills in Science

· Case study
· Practical task

This specification has been developed for students who wish to continue with a study of science at Level 3 in the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). This AS specification has been written to provide progression from GCSE Science and GCSE Additional Science, or from the separate sciences at GCSE; achievement at a minimum of grade C is required to study AS Science.

Assessment Assessment is via a combination of formal written examinations and coursework.

AS Level Science

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