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Maths & Science
A Levels

Develop your skills of analysis, problem-solving, creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.

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Industry leading courses

This curriculum area focusses on the high-performing STEM-related subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  

Maths and Science A levels offer the most diverse selection of potential career trajectories: STEM subjects can take you around the world and into almost any industry. Subjects include Computer Science, Core Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Sport and Environmental Science.

When you study on these A Level courses, you will be developing your skills of analysis, problem-solving, creativity, critical thinking and collaboration - all core qualities that top universities and employers value for success in the STEM sector. In addition, you will have the opportunity to join one of our Academies for super-curricular opportunities to further grow your interests and passion for STEM.

We have some exceptional facilities on campus including fume cabinets, chemistry Quickfit kits, a large collection of monocular and binocular microscopes, a full range of dissection kits, and a Cloud Chamber!

"The subjects I chose work really well together and can lead me into many different university courses."


A Level Maths, Chemistry and Biology

Achieving 2 or more A Levels in STEM subjects adds

7.8% to earnings


Top job held by chemistry graduates

Chemical Scientist


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The average salary for an Accountant


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Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.