Applied Science (8770)
A-level Applied Science will be available until June 2017. Read about our new Level 3 Applied Science qualifications for first teaching in September 2016.
A-level Applied Science offers students the chance to concentrate on some of the vocational aspects of Science. As well as being ideal for students seeking a broad background in Science, it also suits those entering this vocational area for the first time.
This specification covers a range of Science topics including the following:
- Sports Science
- the role of the pathology service
- ecology, conservation and recycling.
It also provides the opportunity for a variety of qualifications to be taken, for example an Advanced Subsidiary A-level or a double award depending on the modules studied.
A-level Applied Science is a good choice for students considering higher education in any Science-based course, including: Biochemical Sciences, Chemistry, Food Technology, Human Physiology, Nursing, Sports Science, Materials Science, and Medical Physics.
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- Last date to conduct practical work and written test for May/June 2017 Science ISA and EMPA
- Last date for AQA and the moderator to receive internally-assessed marks for May-June 2017. Exceptions: Art and Design (including new AS); Dance; legacy A-level Drama and Theatre Studies
- Last date to submit materials to the examiner for May/June 2017 Science EMPA
Codes and references
|Qualification type||AS and A-level|
|Specification title||Applied Science|
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