Module 1: Biological molecules
Module 2: Cells
Module 3: Organisms exchange substances with their internal and external environment.
Module 4: Genetic information, variation and ecosystems.
Module 5: Energy transfers in and between organisms
Module 6: Organisms respond to changes in their environment
Module 7. Genetics, populations, evolution and relationships between organisms
Module 8. The control of gene expression
Paper 1: Biological processes (Modules 1-4)
Paper 2: Biological diversity (Modules 5-8)
Paper 3: Unified Biology (Modules 1-8)
There is no coursework element to the course. Students complete a Practical Endorsement which is graded as Pass or Fail but does not contribute to the final grade given
To be accepted on A Level course a student should have at least 5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 (or equivalent). Students would be expected to have a GCSE of at least a grade 5-5 in either GCSE combined science or grade 5 in GCSE Triple Biology. A GCSE grade 4 in English and Mathematics is normally required.