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Science GCSE

This bespoke GCSE pathway has been designed to give you the skills you need to build a career in a range of science-related industries.

The Level 2 Science course is designed to provide an alternative pathway for students who do not have GCSEs in Science. This qualification is worth a total of 3 GCSEs (Biology, Chemistry & Physics) and enables you to progress onto a Level 3 qualification.

Lecturers will support you in ensuring you reach your goals and make the progress required to take your next steps in learning or employment.

Aireville Campus
Study Location
1 Year
depending on Level
How your qualification is made up

Entry Requirements

  • You will need to have already achieved GCSEs at a minimum of grade 3.
  • You will have the opportunity to study Maths and/English GCSE if you need to improve your current grade

What you will study

  • Cell Biology
  • Organisation
  • Infection and response
  • Bioenergetics
  • Homeostasis and response
  • Inheritance, variation and evolution
  • Ecology
  • Key ideas
  • Atomic structure and the periodic table
  • Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter
  • Quantitative chemistry
  • Chemical changes
  • Energy changes
  • The rate and extent of chemical change
  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical analysis
  • Chemistry of the atmosphere
  • Using resources
  • Energy
  • Electricity
  • Particle model of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Forces
  • Waves
  • Magnetism and electromagnetism
  • Space physics (physics only)

What's Next?

Further Study

  • Applied Science Level 3
  • T Levels


  • Apprenticeship
Select your preferred study programme (subject). You can make 2 choices now and make a final decision in June. We will give you a conditional offer based on your predicted/actual GCSEs.
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