Combined Science IGCSE

The course consists of the following lessons:

  1. Physics (Motion, Matter, Energy)
  2. Chemistry (Atoms, Molecules, Bonds)
  3. Biology (Cells, Nutrients and Nutrition)
  4. Physics 2 ( Waves, Light, Electromagnetic Spectrum)
  5. Chemistry 2 (Electricity, Acids, Reactivity, Ions and Gases)
  6. Biology 2 (Transport, circulation, respiration, co-ordination)
  7. Physics 3 (Sound, electricity, circuits)
  8. Chemistry 3 (Metals, reactions, fuels)
  9. Biology 3 (Reproduction, ecosystems)

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Ten written assignments (these do not count towards the final grade).

Exams: Three exams (Funding not included – you will need to re-apply to PET for the exam fees).

Paper 1 – 45 minutes (30% of marks)
Paper 2 or 3 – 1 hour 15 mins (50% of marks)
Paper 6 – 1 hour (20% of marks)

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments. Organize and facilitate exams.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? Open University Access Module YO33: Science, Technology and Maths

Find Out More: via NEC’s website here

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