Environmental Science

A-Level Environmental Science

Did You Know?

If the entire world’s Ice melted, our sea levels will rise by 66 meters.

Key Information


Two Year Course

Examination Board


A Level

Assessment: 100% exam, two separate exams.

What do I need to study this course?

You will need a grade 5 in GCSE Maths, English Language GCSE Science. 

What will I study?

By taking the Environmental Science course, students can develop a comprehensive understanding of the environment and the scientific mechanisms that govern it. The course focuses on the interrelationships between various environmental events and cycles, the effects of human activities on these events and cycles, and the methods that can be employed to mitigate the resulting issues. This course will include both fieldwork and laboratory-based practical investigations.

Year 12:

  • The Living Environment
  • The Physical Environment
  • Energy Resources

Year 13:

  • Pollution
  • Biological Resources
  • Sustainability
  • Research Methods

What next?

 This qualification can open up opportunities for further study in scientific or geographic fields. Additionally, there are career options directly related to this pathway that you may want to consider. These include:

  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental education officer
  • Environmental manager
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Recycling officer
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Waste management officer
  • Water quality scientist

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