LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College St Austell
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
8 September 2022
14 September 2023
6 September 2022
12 September 2023
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
GCSEs & Functional Skills
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Science GCSE

Girl holding skeleton in healthcare training environment Twenty First Century Science Biology by OCR is the single award GCSE Science (Evening) course.

The specifications will prepare learners for progression to further study of biology, whilst at the same time offering an engaging and satisfying course for those who choose not to study academic biology further.

It is an ideal qualification for students thinking about a possible career in teaching or nursing where a Science GCSE at C / 4 or better is usually compulsory

This course is ideal for you if you require an extra GCSE for entry into University. We recommend checking with the University for their entry requirements.

You may be considering a career in this field or perhaps you just have an interest in this subject and would like to learn more.

The course enables learners to develop an understanding of the concepts and models that scientists use to explain natural phenomena and how this links with the importance of experimental practices that quantifies and develops scientific understanding.

The qualification is available at two tiers of entry. Higher Tier (Grades A*-D / 9-3) or Foundation Tier (Grades C-G / 4-1).

LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College St Austell
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
8 September 2022
14 September 2023
6 September 2022
12 September 2023
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
GCSEs & Functional Skills
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

The topics covered by this course are

You and your genes
Keeping healthy
Living together – food and ecosystems
Using food and controlling growth
The human body – staying alive
Life on Earth – past, present and future
Ideas about Science
During the course you will be able to take opportunities to link science to the cultural aspects of science, be able to evaluate concepts and ideas more critically by looking at the nature, quality and extent of the evidence, and at the arguments that link evidence to conclusions.

Entry requirements

We normally expect applicants to this course to have already achieved a Grade D / 3 at GCSE in a Science subject. However, if you have not taken this GCSE course before, or have studied abroad, we may ask you to complete a short diagnostic test at interview to help decide whether this course is suitable for you.

Assessment

This course is assessed through two exams each worth 50% of the final marks. Each exam lasts for one and a half hours.

Progression

After completing this course you will be able to go into employment or further study.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


The topics covered by this course are

You and your genes
Keeping healthy
Living together – food and ecosystems
Using food and controlling growth
The human body – staying alive
Life on Earth – past, present and future
Ideas about Science
During the course you will be able to take opportunities to link science to the cultural aspects of science, be able to evaluate concepts and ideas more critically by looking at the nature, quality and extent of the evidence, and at the arguments that link evidence to conclusions.

We normally expect applicants to this course to have already achieved a Grade D / 3 at GCSE in a Science subject. However, if you have not taken this GCSE course before, or have studied abroad, we may ask you to complete a short diagnostic test at interview to help decide whether this course is suitable for you.

This course is assessed through two exams each worth 50% of the final marks. Each exam lasts for one and a half hours.

After completing this course you will be able to go into employment or further study.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


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Dates & Locations

  • Course type Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 8 September 2022
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £405.50
  • Day/Time - Thursday, 18:00 - 21:00
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  • Course type Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 14 September 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £405.50
  • Day/Time - Thursday, 18:00 - 21:00
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  • Course type Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 6 September 2022
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £405.50
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 12 September 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £405.50
  • Apply Now
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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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