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A' Level Marine Science Course

Enrolment Fee £395.00

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Instalment plan: £155 deposit, then 4 monthly payments of £60

Course Description

This A' Level Marine Science Course will provide a coherent and stimulating introduction to the science of the marine environment. The content of the AS part of the course concentrates on the scientific study of the sea and its ecosystems, while the Cambridge International A Level part of the course concentrates on human activities that depend on the sea and have an impact on it.

The course will foster creative thinking and problem-solving skills, which are transferable to any future career path.

What makes us unique when delivering your A’ Level specification?

At Learn Now, we treat our students as individuals not numbers. Not everyone works at the same pace or needs the same level of assistance and your Tutor will ensure that you receive as much help as is required. We won’t just provide you with your course materials and leave you to get on with it; your course will be tailored to your needs. We have a resource bank full of useful aids and ideas to help you make the most of your studies and give you the best possible chance of success.

Please note that as the awarding body is CIE, the qualification will be International A' Level / AS Level Marine Science.

Students use Cambridge International AS & A Levels to gain places at leading universities worldwide including the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain.

UCAS points: Yes

Hours required: 360

Support: 2 years

Course code: 9693

What can you do with A' Level Marine Science

The skills you gain from A' Level Marine Science will provide a suitable foundation for the study of Marine Biology or Environmental Science or related courses in higher education. Equally it is suitable for students intending to pursue careers or further study in shipping, sheries, tourism or aquaculture, or as part of a course of general education.

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Modules

AS Level

Candidates for the Cambridge International AS Level Marine Science study the following topics:-

Scientific method
Marine ecosystems and biodiversity
Energetics of marine ecosystems
Nutrient cycles in marine ecosystems
Coral reefs and lagoons
The ocean oor and the coast
Physical and chemical oceanography

AS level consists of one 1 hour 30 minute examination providing structured questions on AS topics and one 1 hour 15 minute examination asking data-handling questions. Paper 1 covers 60% of the AS Level grade and Paper 2 covers 40% of the total AS level grade.

Full A' Level

Candidates for the Cambridge International A' Level Marine Science study the following topics:-

Scientific method
Marine ecosystems and biodiversity
Energetics of marine ecosystems
Nutrient cycles in marine ecosystems
Coral reefs and lagoons
The ocean oor and the coast
Physical and chemical oceanography
Physiology of marine primary producers
Aspects of marine animal physiology
Marine animal reproductive behaviour
Fisheries management
Aquaculture
Human impact on marine ecosystems
Marine conservation and ecotourism
Marine biotechnology

A' Level assessment consists of two 1 hour 30 minute examinations based on structured questions and two 1 hour 15 minute examinations based on data-handling questions. All 4 papers total 100% of the overall A' Level grade.

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are 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 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

What support do we offer with your A' Level Course?


Before you start your tutor will contact you to welcome you and, if you’re new to Learn Now, help you understand what study will be like. They’ll also clarify how and when they can be contacted, and how quickly they will respond to you.

Once you’ve started your tutor will mark and provide feedback on your assignments and support your progress throughout the course.


Assessment

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

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.


Course

Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Full A' Level

Pay in Full

£320.00

Nil

£320.00

Full A' Level

Instalment Option

£155.00

£60.00 x 4 months

£395.00

AS Level

Pay in Full

£249.00

Nil

£249.00

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

Awarding Organisation

CIE - Cambridge International Examinations

Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and their qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.

Specification code

International A' Level Marine Science CIE: 9693




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