Course Level: GCSE

Exam Board: AQA

Specification link: Click to View

Entry requirements: No specific requirements

Course Description:

Combined Science will encourage learners to:

  1. Develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics
  2. Develop understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science
  3. Develop and learn to apply observational, practical, modelling, enquiry and problem solving skills, both in the laboratory, in the field and in other learning environments
  4. Develop their ability to evaluate claims based on science through critical analysis of the methodology, evidence and conclusions.    
Course Profile

Career Pathways

GCSE combined science/ grade 7 and above - any Science A level

Apprenticeship or level 3 course/University, level 4 course or higher apprenticeship


Job Opportunities

Civil Engineer

Architect

Chemical Engineer

Forensic scientist


Further Reading

New-Grade-9-1-GCSE-Science