Intermediate Level Environmental Science
1 session of 1.5 hours weekly
The programme seeks to help candidates to:
- acquire and apply scientific knowledge about environmental issues so as to understand the underlying scientific concepts,
- develop a deeper understanding of environmental issues by relating scientific knowledge with other perspectives,
- acquire the necessary problem-solving skills that would enable them to examine and propose alternatives to a variety of environmental problems,
- develop pro-environmental values and attitudes that foster environmental responsibility, and critically evaluate their attitudes, behaviour and values and consequently adopt a more sustainable lifestyle.
Scheme of Assessment
The syllabus will be examined by a one three-hour paper. The paper will consist of two sections. Section A will comprise a number of short answer questions. This section carries 80 marks. Section B carries 40 marks and will contain six structured/essay type questions. Candidates are expected to answer all questions from Section A and to choose two questions from Section B.
(Based on the Matsec Syllabus Environmental Science Intermediate Level)
Explore the entire syllabus (topics in detail, pre-requisites, specimen paper and grade descriptors here): http://www.um.edu.mt/matsec
To apply for Environmental Science Intermediate Level course call 21227799 or email us for more information.