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GCSE Combined Science (Double Award)

Absorb Online Learning
Course summary
GCSE / A Level
Up to 12 months
252 GBP excl. VAT
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252 GBP
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Course description

GCSE Combined Science (Double Award)

This IGCSE Combined Science course is great option for those that want a thorough introduction to the sciences. You will get two IGCSE grades from 9 to 1.

This course develops an understanding of scientific concepts themes and patterns as well as the ability to develop safe laboratory techniques. You will be able to form hypotheses and create testing strategies.

Suitability - Who should attend?

No prior qualification needed

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by Edexcel), you will have achieved an internationally recognised Edexcel IGCSE Combined Science (4SCO) qualification.

Skills gained

  • A systematic body of scientific knowledge and facts.
  • An understanding of the scientific principles as well as themes and patterns.
  • The practical nature of sciences and correct and safe laboratory techniques.
  • Understanding the importance of accuracy and how this can impact on experimental work.
  • An appreciation of science in a wider context and including ethical issues.
  • The ability to present information clearly using the correct terminology and organisation.

Training Course Content

Unit 1: Biology 1

  • Module 1: The nature and variety of living organisms
  • Module 2: Structure and functions in living organisms
  • Module 3: Reproductions and inheritance
  • Module 4: Ecology and the environment
  • Module 5: Use of biological resources

Unit 2: Chemistry 1

  • Module 1: Principles of chemistry
  • Module 2: Chemistry of the elements
  • Module 3: Organic chemistry
  • Module 4: Psychical chemistry
  • Module 5: Chemistry in society

Unit 3: Physics 1

  • Module 1: Forces and motion
  • Module 2: Electricity
  • Module 3: Waves
  • Module 4: Energy resources and energy transfer
  • Module 5: Solids liquids and gases
  • Module 6: Magnetism and electromagnetism
  • Module 7: Radioactivity and particles

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Absorb Online Learning

With Absorb you can learn entirely online. This means you can study on your commute, on your lunch break and even whilst travelling. You can study on any computer or smart device, providing that you have access to the internet....

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Absorb Online Learning

79 Clober Road
G62 7SU Glasgow

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