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Biology A-Level

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Code 1343Y1
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


During this two-year course you will develop a wider understanding into the living phenomena surrounding us.


Throughout the course you will be able to expand your knowledge about the millions of living organisms on this planet. You will learn to critically think and examine a number of modern day challenges that face us, such as saving endangered species, curing deadly diseases and feeding an ever-growing population. You will discover more detail about cells, molecules and enzymes, while figuring out what makes us who we are, and what is in our genetic code.

You will study key subjects including:

* Cells

* Molecules

* Enzymes

* Genes and genetic coding

* Physiology

* Social and ethical context of Biology

How will it be delivered?

Your assessments will be entirely through exams.

Entry requirements

You will need at least GCSE Maths grade B/6 and Biology grade B/6 or Combined Science grade BB/6-6.

Your next steps...

Completion of this course may facilitate access onto degrees courses in Medicine, Biology or Biochemistry. Alternatively, you could progress onto an apprenticeship or employment in laboratory-based roles. There are a number of career opportunities available to you follow the course such as working in the field of medicine, becoming a physiotherapist, exploring zoology, entering into veterinary science, environmental health or even horticulture.


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