Module 1 – Development of Practical skills in Biology
Skills of planning, implementing, analysis and evaluation
Module 2 – Foundations in Biology
Cell structure; Biological molecules; Nucleotides and nucleic acids; Enzymes; Biological membranes; Cell division, cell diversity and cellular organisation
Module 3 – Exchange and Transport
Exchange surfaces, Transport in animals, Transport in plants
Module 4 – Biodiversity, Evolution and Disease
Communicable diseases, disease prevention and the immune system, Biodiversity, Classification and evolution.
Module 5 – Communication, Homeostasis and Energy
Communication and homeostasis, Excretion as an example of homeostatic control, Neuronal communication, Hormonal communication, Plant and animal responses, Photosynthesis, Respiration.
Module 6 – Genetics, Evolution and Ecosystems
Cellular control, Patterns of inheritance, Manipulating genomes, Cloning and biotechnology, Ecosystems, Populations and sustainability.