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:
* Genes and genetic coding
* Social and ethical context of Biology
You will need at least GCSE Maths grade B/6 and Biology grade B/6 or Combined Science grade BB/6-6.
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.