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Science Pathway — GCSE Programme

Course ID: 174121

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • 1 year course.
  • GCSE qualification.
  • You'll learn fundamental ideas in biology, chemistry and physics to broaden your scientific mind.
  • Perfect for students who wish to pursue a career in teaching, medicine, research, forensic investigations and much more.
  • Access outstanding support from our passionate and dedicated teaching team.
  • You'll have access to our fantastic facilities and resources to help you reach your full learning potential.
  • Study in a safe, inclusive and friendly learning environment.

What to expect from the course

GCSE Combined Science Trilogy is a fantastic course that covers a wide range of topics which are key to our modern day lives.

You'll learn about fundamental ideas in biology, chemistry and physics and how these are relevant to our world and the impact they have. For example, you 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

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!

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

GCSE Combined Science Trilogy helps you gain a basic understanding of how science works, along with an understanding of core ideas, these skills will give you 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!

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

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.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


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

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