A Levels at South Devon College are long established. The College achieved an exceptional 99% overall pass rate in 2018 and ranks as one of the highest for A Level progress in Torbay. The existing provision includes an extensive choice of over 20 subjects.

In addition to the subjects taught in Paignton, students around Torbay and South Devon now have the opportunity to study a suite of a A Levels at our Torquay site, specialising in health and medical sectors. The aim is to support aspiring students who are aiming for a career in a range of industries including:

medicine
pharmacy
nursing
biological science
physiotherapy
dentistry
optometry
audiology
radiography

The College is excited to be able to offer your son or daughter guaranteed work experience one day a week at Torbay Hospital, as a fundamental part of the A Level study programme. The A Levels will be delivered at the Centre for Health and Care Professions, near Torbay Hospital, and will focus on a core of Biology, Chemistry and Maths.

If you like the idea of excellent support for your son or daughter throughout their 2 years of A Levels and the unique benefit of one day a week work experience, get in touch with us today by emailing [email protected] or messaging us on Facebook. 

A Level Student Profile

Former A-Level student Sophie Hodson from Torquay achieved brilliant results gaining A*, A*, A, in A Level Biology, Chemistry and Media Studies. She also completed a work experience placement in laboratories at Torbay Hospital during her studies. Sophie progressed to study BSc Biochemistry at the University of Exeter and hopes to study a Master’s degree and PhD in Biomedical/Genetic research. Sophie said “I wanted a challenge so I decided to do A Levels after my GCSEs. I chose South Devon College as I knew it was high-performing and I wanted a change from the school environment. It’s always been my ambition to work in bioscience and the College helped me take the first steps to my dream career.”

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