This one year course is designed to give you the skills to monitor, investigate and critique local and global environmental issues as well as create new ideas for the future.
Areas of study covered include:
- Principles of Sustainable Development
- Wildlife Populations, Ecology and Conservation
- Sustainable Transport
- Water Quality
- Sustainable Communities
- Fieldwork Techniques
Updated November 2019
Students will be considered on their overall GCSE profile, but must include at least a grade C in Maths and Science.
The course is classroom based with a mixture of taught theory and practical sessions. There no exams as each module of study is assessed through an assignment (reports/investigation write-ups/presentations etc)
A breadth of university courses and career paths including conservation, hazard management, marine biology, climate change research, environmental consultancy, international relations, tourism consultancy, pollution analysis and earth science.
The costs for all compulsory fieldwork trips are covered by the College but there may be charges for optional field trips.