- Approx Cost:
- Workbooks $20.00, field trip(s) $20.00.
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is essential for this course
- Entry Requirements:
Automatic entry to this course requires Achievement or higher in a minimum of 14 credits from any of the 201 Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Agriculture and Horticulture courses or by negotiation with the HOD.
- Course Outline:
Geological Science is intended for students with an interest in Earth and Space Science who wish to be able to study Level 3 Science along with Level 3 Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
Students will study the following topics:
- Atmospheric Science.
- Geology & Geological dating.
- Practical investigation skills.
Students will undertake a mixture of research and investigation based internal assessments during the year. They will also sit two external exams at the end of the year.
- Where Does It Lead:
University and Polytechnic. After completing a successful Geological Science course, students will be suitable for geology, geography, agriculture and horticulture, town planning, engineering (environmental/geological) environment studies or any occupation where a basic knowledge of science is required.
- For further information see:
- Miss G Barrett / Mr R Grieve