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Science GCSE WJEC
Qualification:
4460 GCSE Science A 
Starts:
15/09/2016 
Ends:
25/05/2017 
Weeks:
32 
Days:
Thr 
Type:
Evening Course 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Exams and Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Science, Dental & Pharmacy 
Course Code:
CEGSC1B 
 
Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements to do the GCSE but recent study of English and mathematics is favourable. This is an intense course and students must be prepared to consolidate study in their own time.
 
 

Science GCSE WJEC

GCSE Science at City Campus provides students with varied teaching strategies where students rotate between tutors to receive specialist tuition.


About the Course

The GCSE Science provides students with the core content required at level two and is aimed at people looking to enter teaching, the health service, progress on to level three study or those wishing to enhance their GCSE portfolio in general with a valued and recognised qualification.


Key Units

Students will study: 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Earth science - As well as undertaking practical work to support learning
The fundamentals of each subject will be covered to include:
  • Cellular structure
  • The nervous system
  • Disease and immunity
  • Atomic structure
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Energy in society and the home
  • Light and waves
  • The origin of the universe (the Big bang!)



Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to do the GCSE but recent study of English and mathematics is favourable. This is an intense course and students must be prepared to consolidate study in their own time.


Assessment

Two exams (75% of the total marks) to be taken in summer 2016. Coursework (25% of total marks) done in class during the course, completed by spring 2016.