Table of Contents
- 1 Can you do a level biology with combined science?
- 2 Do you need triple science to do a level biology?
- 3 Is combined science higher hard?
- 4 Is combined Science bad?
- 5 Is Triple Science hard GCSE?
- 6 Can you do a level biology with combined science GCSE?
- 7 Is it possible to do double science at GCSE and a-level?
- 8 Do you struggle with a biology degree with combined science?
Can you do a level biology with combined science?
You will need a grade 6 or higher in Combined Science (or GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics). You will also need a grade 5 or above in GCSE Mathematics and English.
Can you become a doctor if you do combined science?
If you want the short answer, here it is: In order to be able to become a Doctor, you will need at least 7 GCSEs, 5 of which will need to be at Grades 7-9. You will also need to have pass grades (at least) in Maths, English Language and either Triple (ideally) or Combined Science.
Do you need triple science to do a level biology?
You don’t actually need triple to do A level biology just aim for a good grade in double if you want but either way you’ll still be able to do biology at A level.
Can you do a level science with double science GCSE?
The new GCSE science qualifications can be taken in different ways – students can take single GCSEs in one or more of biology, chemistry and physics, or they can take a double GCSE in combined science.
Is combined science higher hard?
The grade boundaries in June 2019 for the AQA exams for the individual sciences were all very similar to or slightly higher than the grade boundaries for Combined Science. This shows that to the students themselves the course isn’t particularly harder.
Does combined science count as 3 GCSEs?
Double Award Science (also known as ‘Combined Science’ or ‘Trilogy’) is where students study all three sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) but end up with two GCSEs. They are awarded two GCSE grades based on their overall performance across all three science subjects.
Is combined Science bad?
Combined Science is still a good GCSE that can let you study A level Biology, Chemistry or Physics (or whatever else you want to do after GCSEs) and you wouldn’t have as much to do.
Is combined science better than triple science?
To put it simply, the main difference between Combined Science and Triple Science is that you will get more GCSEs at the end of the Triple Science course (this is because you get 3 separate GCSEs rather than a combined grade for 1 or 2 GCSEs).
Is Triple Science hard GCSE?
The GCSE Triple Science content is not necessarily more difficult, but it dives deeper into the concepts so there is more to learn. The extra content is often a challenging aspect for students; that is why many prefer to opt for Double Science instead.
Is triple science better than double science?
While this varies for different exam boards, Triple Science students generally study more content, whereas Double Science students cover approximately two thirds of the Triple Science content. Furthermore, Triple Science exams are slightly longer – usually half an hour longer than Double Science exams.
Can you do a level biology with combined science GCSE?
Depends on the specific college or school but in most cases it’s fine. The caveat is that it only counts as 2 GCSE science passes. So, if they specifically ask for 3 it won’t be enough. This would be if you wanted to, for example, do three A levels in science.
Do you have to take biology GCSEs separately?
Everyone has to at least take core GCSE science but it’s not compulsory to take GCSE biology, physics and chemistry separately.
Is it possible to do double science at GCSE and a-level?
Absolutely not! I did double science at GCSE and I’m studying Bio and Chem like the user above and I think at A-Level, yes it’s a bit of a jump, but most of it comes down to how interested you are in the subject. Thank you so much!! Replying is easier on our app – Click here to download for FREE!
What are the new GCSE science qualifications?
The new GCSE science qualifications can be taken in different ways – students can take single GCSEs in one or more of biology, chemistry and physics, or they can take a double GCSE in combined science. Students who take combined science will study all three sciences and they’ll cover roughly two thirds…
Do you struggle with a biology degree with combined science?
I did a degree in Biology with only combined science, and I didn’t struggle at all! At A level I also took chemistry and didn’t feel disadvantaged. If you focus and work hard you won’t struggle