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Environmental Studies AS and A2 Subject category: Earth Sciences What will I study? Duration: One year for AS Level and a further year to complete A Level. Do I need any additional qualifications/ skills? An awareness of current environmental issues and a willingness to participate in the discussion of these. How will I be assessed? The AS course is assessed through two written exams. One paper (worth 40% of the marks) is taken in January and the other (worth 60%) in the summer. The examinations have a structured question format and longer responses will be required in some questions. A2 is assessed by two written exams, including shorter questions, essays and a question of a practical nature. What can I do afterwards? Previous students have gone on to study a range of related degree courses including ecology and environmental management. There are a wide range of employment opportunities involving outdoor work. Are there any additional costs involved? The basic course textbook is not yet available, but will be a required purchase shortly after the begining of the course. Fieldwork is carried out locally and may involve a charge. Location: Lewes 6th Form College

Environmental Studies AS and A2 Subject category: Earth Sciences What will I study? Duration: One year for AS Level and a further year to complete A Level. Do I need any additional qualifications/ skills? An awareness of current environmental issues and a willingness to participate in the discussion of these. How will I be assessed? The AS course is assessed through two written exams. One paper...

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