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This course is ideal for those who want to embark in careers in ecology, conservation and marine biology.

Description

A Level Environmental Science

Course code: 7447

Delivery method: Classroom / Online

Course duration: 24 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: AQA A Level Environmental Science

Awarding body: AQA

Understanding the planet we live on, and the holistic issues associated, is becoming not just a life skill but a major commercial focus. This course is ideal for those who want to embark in careers in ecology, conservation and marine biology.

Candidates with a broad interest in the subject who want to get a better idea of how the living and physical environment interact, will enjoy this course.

Overview / Skills

A Level Environmental Science covers key areas like the living environment, the physical environment, energy resources, biological resources, sustainability and environmental pollution. You will also gain an understanding of the scientific processes used to assess the subject and an appreciation for how this fits into the wider scientific context.

Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by AQA), you will have achieved an internationally recognised AQA A Level Environmental Studies.

  • An understanding of how different cycles and event interrelate within the environment.

  • Learn how humans can impact the environment and how this stress can be minimised.

  • Develop a deep and well informed insight into the environment and related scientific process.

  • Preparation for a range of higher education courses, as well as being an environmentally aware citizen.

Course outline

This course is divided into 7 units:

1. The living environment
2. The physical environment
3. Energy resources
4. Pollution

5. Biological resources

6. Sustainability

7. Research methods