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Science Pathway — GCSE Programme

Course information

GCSE Combined Science Trilogy is a fantastic course that covers a wide range of topics which are key to our modern day lives. Students learn about fundamental ideas in biology, chemistry and physics and how these are relevant to our world and the impact they have. For example, students are challenged to think about how we are using energy as a society, and how we might develop a sustainable energy policy for the future.


GCSE Combined Science Trilogy
GCSE Mathematics
GCSE English

This course leads to...

GCSE Combined Science Trilogy helps students gain a basic understanding of how science works, along with an understanding of core ideas, these skills will give them more confidence in many other subject areas. It can also lead to more advanced study of each of the sciences at A level or BTEC Level 3 Applied Science. Studying science from GCSE through to higher levels will help develop careers in a range of areas such as medicine, teaching, research, forensic investigations and much more. Science is crucial to understanding the world and making it a better place, so there is a wealth of careers that science is essential in!

Entry Requirements

You will need to have 2 Grade C's/4's or a level 1 equivalent qualification in a relevant subject. All students aged 16-18 without a 4 or above in GCSE English and maths will work towards these qualifications while on their course.

Why study with us?

Studying Science with us will allow you to develop your skills and have a hands on experience in our brand new, state of the art science labs. You will design, conduct and critique research and have plenty of opportunities to see science in action, up close! The team will also provide you with opportunities to get out of the classroom and explore science in the real world with local excursions and even some trips abroad!
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Further Information...

Need more information or can’t find the course you’re looking for? We can book you in to speak with our dedicated Advice & Guidance team about your options at The City of Liverpool College. With hundreds of courses and flexible learning, we’re sure to have something to meet your needs.

You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163976

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


This course is only available to learners aged 16-18 at the start of the course and is free.

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