Science is crucial in everyday life and in our understanding of the world around us, from the human body, animals, and even space. By studying Science, students develop their competence in the skills and processes of investigation and research and increase their awareness of the relevance of scientific knowledge and method to everyday life. Studying Science helps you to:

Students will expect to develop a range of skills by studying Science such as:

  • Develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to find answers to your own questions about the workings of the biological, physical, chemical and technological world and become informed citizens;
  • Attempt to find solutions to problems arising from your own needs and experiences in daily life;
  • Take a confident part in public debate and decision making about Science;
  • Appreciate the achievements of scientists and their research.