Course Duration: 2 years Course Level: A Level
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Why study Biology?

  • I enjoy laboratory work and carrying out investigations
  • I am interested in studying living organisms
  • I am interested in modern developments in Genetics
  • I enjoy nature and want to find out more about saving wildlife
  • I hope to study a science-based course at university.

What does the course consist of?

Biology A Level consists of a range of activities: lectures, discussion,  fieldwork, practical work and investigations, with six modules over two years covering:

  • Foundations in Biology
  • Exchange and transport
  • Biodiversity, evolution and disease
  • Communications, homeostasis and energy Genetics, evolution and ecosystems
  • Development of practical skills in biology.

How is this course assessed?

  • By examination.

What might this course lead on to?

  • Many degree courses such as Medicine, Dentistry, Agriculture, Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry
  • Careers in industry or the Health Service
  • Other science degrees and careers.
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