Environmental Studies (2440)

 A-level Environmental Studies 2440 gives students in-depth knowledge of, and informed insight into the environment and the processes that control and affect it. 

Environmental Studies is a worthwhile choice for students who are particularly interested in studying Biology, Geography and Environmental Science or who are considering a career in ecology, countryside management, wildlife conservation, marine biology and planning. 

There are four units in the specification – two at AS Level and two at A2. All the units are assessed by written exam. 

A-level Environmental Studies builds on knowledge gained in GCSE Science subjects or Environmental Science. Students who have studied these subjects at GCSE will be well placed to study A-level Environmental Studies.


Specification

The last January exams for AS and A2 were in January 2013.
The exams are now only in June due to Changes to A-levels.

Codes and references

Qualification type AS and A-level
Specification title Environmental Studies
Specification code 2440
Certification code 1441 AS
2441 A2
QAN codes 50025132
50025211

Updates to Environmental Studies (2440)

When there are changes to the specification, updates appear here.

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