Equivalent in size to one A Level.
Students must complete 4 units of which 3 are mandatory. 2 of the 4 units are externally assessed.
The assignments are set and marked by your teacher and then externally moderated. You will complete a series of practical tasks set in a work-related scenario.
The controlled assessment (Unit 3) is set and marked by the exam board. You will have to respond to a pre-released brief or complete an online examination. Unit 1 is an external exam covering biology, chemistry and physics subject content.
Biologists study the natural world and all the living things in it, from the largest mammals down to microorganisms and the molecules that they are made from. They try to understand how all organisms work (including humans), how they evolved and how they interact...read more
Chemistry is the study of the substances that make both us and the things that surround us. If we did not understand what these substances were or how they work we could not cure diseases, develop new materials or respond to and correct changes in our environment. The...read more