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Environmental Science Level 3

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WJEC is pleased to announce the development of two exciting new level 3 qualifications in Environmental Science. These qualifications will be available for first teaching in England and Wales from September 2015:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Environmental Science QAN 601/4550/X
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Environmental Science QAN 601/4551/1

The Diploma requires 360 guided learning hours of teaching (equivalent to one GCE A level) while the Extended Diploma requires 720 guided learning hours (equivalent to two GCE A level). Both qualifications will be included in the summer 2017 performance tables (England) and attract UCAS points.

Want to know more? Please read Frequently Asked Questions.

Key documents:

Environmental Science Level 3 Diploma Specification

Environmental Science Level 3 Extended Diploma Specification

Environmental Science Level 3 Diploma Specimen Assessment Materials

Environmental Science Level 3 Extended Diploma Specimen Assessment Materials

Environmental Science Level 3 Controlled Assessment Material 

Environmental Science Level 3 Resources

Statement of purpose 

Statement of Purpose WJEC Diploma in Environmental Science

Statement of Purpose WJEC Extended Diploma in Environmental Science

Higher Education

The following Universities have submitted letters of support which confirm they agreed to accept this qualification within a learner's portfolio for entry onto Environmental Science and/or other related courses.

Letters of support

Internal Assessment Mark Input System

Please note that the marks for the internal assessments/controlled assessments are to be submitted via the Internal Assessment Mark Input System (IAMIS) on the secure website. The work should be despatched to moderators by the 15th May. For further information, please refer to theInternal Assessment Manual.

News

May 2018

The Pre-release material for unit 4 Environmental science is now available. Click here

Continuing Professional Development

We are holding a series of CPD courses from the autumn term to support teachers delivering Level 3 Environmental Science. Book your place by clicking the course link below:

WJEC Level 3 Environmental Science - Autumn 2016

(December 2014)

WJEC is pleased to announce that both the Level 3 Diploma in Environmental Science and Level 3 Extended Diploma in Environmental Science will be included in the 2018 performance tables (England) in the applied general category.

For further information, please contact:

Llinos Wood - Subject Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5384
E-mail: llinos.wood@wjec.co.uk

Sarah Price - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5103
E-mail: sarah.price@wjec.co.uk

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Level 3 Diploma in Environmental Science Examiners' Report Summer 2017
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Principal Examiners' Report

The Summer 2017 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.

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