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There’s been a lot of talk of STEM recently - but what exactly is it? Simply put, STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, and they all play a vital role in the way we work and our quality of life. Think of the invention of vaccines, TVs, cars, even skyscrapers - all these were incredible STEM breakthroughs.

It’s not just science and tech industries that use STEM skills though - fashion designers, PR execs and even pastry chefs also rely on them to do their jobs effectively. We call this set of skills the STEM 7:

The STEM 7

Creative thinkingCreative thinking
Data-driven decisionsData-driven decisions
Intellectual curiosityIntellectual curiosity
Problem solvingProblem solving
There’s a huge demand for careers in STEM at the moment - and at Leeds Sixth Form College, we can help you take your STEM skills to the next level, with our exciting A level courses.

What courses are available?

Leeds Sixth Form College has courses to suit all levels and ages:

A Levels

Adult (19+)

What career could I go into?

No matter what level you study at, completing a STEM course opens up a whole host of options. This includes progress to university, or a career in many different sectors - including health, engineering, artificial intelligence, and renewable energy and environment.

Interested in mapping a career in STEM?

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