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Course title: 8464: Combined Science
8461: Biology
8462: Chemistry
8463: Physics

Exam board: AQA

Available grades: Combined Science
2 grades combined 9-1

Triple Science
Biology 9-1
Chemistry 9-1
Physics 9-1

Content overview: Biology Paper 1 Cell Biology, Organisation, Infection and Response, BioenergeticsBiology Paper 2 Homeostasis and Response, Inheritance, variation and evolution, EcologyChemistry Paper 1 Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table, Bonding Structure and the properties of matter, Quantitative Chemistry, Chemical Changes, Energy ChangesChemistry Paper 2 The rate and extent of chemical change, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Analysis, Chemistry of the Atmosphere, Using ResourcesPhysics Paper 1 Energy, Electricity, Particle model of matter, Atomic StructurePhysics Paper 2 Forces, Waves, Magnetism and electromagnetism

Assessment:  
Combined Science: Each exam will be 1hr 15 minsTriple Science: Each exam will be 1 hr 45 mins

Skills required to be successful:
  • Literacy 
  • Numeracy
  • Application of knowledge
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
Further study links: A level Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Psychology,Applied Science Diploma

Career opportunities: Engineer: Nuclear, Chemical, Electronics and Communications, Computer Science, Aerospace, Electrical, Civil etc

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