IGCSE Combined Science (Double Award)

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

This IGCSE Combined Science Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed.

This course will help students develop an enthusiasm and interest in the scientific world, appreciating the significance of science in wider personal, social, environmental, economic and technological contexts, with a consideration of ethical issues.

This Edexcel IGCSE in Science (Double Award) comprises three externally assessed papers:

- Biology Paper 1

- Chemistry Paper 1

- Physics Paper 1

Biology paper 1 Paper code: 4SC0/1B

- Externally assessed

- Availability: January and June series

- The paper is assessed through a 2-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel

- The total number of marks is 120

Chemistry paper 1 Paper code: 4SC0/1C

- Externally assessed

- Availability: January and June series

- The paper is assessed through a 2-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel

- The total number of marks is 120

Physics paper 1 Paper code: 4SC0/1P

- Externally assessed

- Availability: January and June series%

- The paper is assessed through a 2-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel

- The total number of marks is 120

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

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Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Online £320.00 Nil £320.00
Instalment Option 1 Online £160.00 £65.00 X 4 months £420.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.


Biology paper 1 Paper code: 4SC0/1B

- Section 1: The nature and variety of living organisms

- Section 2: Structures and functions in living organisms

- Section 3: Reproduction and inheritance

- Section 4: Ecology and the environment

- Section 5: Use of biological resources

Chemistry paper 1 Paper code: 4SC0/1C

- Section 1: Principles of chemistry

- Section 2: Chemistry of the elements

- Section 3: Organic chemistry

- Section 4: Physical chemistry

- Section 5: Chemistry in society

Physics paper 1 Paper code: 4SC0/1P

- Section 1: Forces and motion

- Section 2: Electricity

- Section 3: Waves

- Section 4: Energy resources and energy transfer

- Section 5: Solids, liquids and gases

- Section 6: Magnetism and electromagnetism

- Section 7: Radioactivity and particles

Awarding Organisation

Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of the Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), the country’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, and the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC), one of the major exam boards for GCSEs and A levels.

In the UK, Edexcel work with more than 5,000 secondary schools, 450 further education colleges, 70 higher education institutions and more than 700 employers and training providers. As the company responsible for marking the national Key Stage 2 and 3 tests, they are also now working with 20,000 junior schools. Internationally, Edexcel operate in 112 countries and every year more than four million people trust their respected learning programmes and qualifications.


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