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Course Content Award: GCSE What's it all about?: When you hear the word science, what image immediately springs to mind? Rows of bubbling test tubes, strange smells, white coats and unintelligible scribblings? Good, because experimenting is what science is all about. Pushing back the boundaries of what you know to discover what you don't know. Science makes a positive impact on people's lives and as a scientist you'll use your expertise to find real solutions to some very difficult problems. Progression: Suitable for entry to A levels or as support for application to teaching. Entry Requirements: In our experience in order to be successful on this level of course you will need one of the following: ? four GCSEs at grades D-F (including English and maths) ? a BTEC foundation diploma in a related subject ? an NVQ Level 1/technical certificate in a related subject ? successful completion of the Gateway/Newstart course ? successful completion of the E2E/Prince's Trust course ? equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience. You will also need to attend an interview. Duration: 30 weeks Course Overview When can I study?: Thursdays, 6.00pm - 9.00pm Are there any exams?: The course is assessed by externally assessed multiple choice tiered tests and structured exams and internally assessed coursework. In order to be successful you will need to carry out independent study activities in the form of additional research and assessments outside of the scheduled class activities. Course Facts Apply Now Start Date: September End Date: July Course Type: Part-time Location: Goschen Centre Instalments: Material Fees: Level: Intermediate Course Code: GCPT Certain part-time courses may become full-time courses if additional courses are taken. If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees are not applicable for your course (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees). Please note that fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2009/10 (August 2009 - July 2010). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2010/11.

Course Content Award: GCSE What's it all about?: When you hear the word science, what image immediately springs to mind? Rows of bubbling test tubes, strange smells, white coats and unintelligible scribblings? Good, because experimenting is what science is all about. Pushing back the boundaries of what you know to discover what you don't know. Science makes a positive impact on people's lives and...

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