This exciting new biology course has been developed to ensure that all students gain the key insights needed to build a solid foundation for a potential career as a biologist. Students gain practical skills alongside the most up to date theory. This is a course which emphasises the application of students’ knowledge to new contexts and encourages students to think about the role of science in society today.
This course is a wonderful opportunity for students who want to study biology at university or indeed a whole range of courses including Medicine, Dentistry, Environmental Sciences and Nursing. The skills that students gain from this course can be transferred to a wide range of further educational courses or employment opportunities.
Paper 1 All Content
Paper 2 All Content
Paper 1 Biological molecules, Cells, Exchange and transport & Biodiversity
Paper 2 Energy transfers in and between organisms, Genetics, populations and evolution systems & Control of gene expression
Paper 3 All content, All practical skills & Essay
Students should have a grade B or higher in GCSE Biology or Core and Additional Science and a C grade or higher in English and Mathematics.