Marine Society Minimum Course Requirements
- Minimum requirements to study an AS or A Level is 5 GCSE grades A*-C including English and Maths
- Minimum requirements for A Level Maths a GCSE grade B
- Minimum requirements for A Level Biology is GCSE grade C
Hours of study
The guide below is based on the length of time that colleges generally allocate for teaching and learning for the courses listed. Some learners will take a bit longer and some will move through the work at a greater pace. Calculations assume at least 35 weeks of study per year:
One A level will take a minimum of 10 hours per week for two years (70 weeks X 10 hours = 700 hours)
AS Levels are available for examination in the summer exam series in May/June only.
AS Level is separate to A Level, and marks cannot be carried over towards a full A Level.