Biology GCE AS/A Level (single) Level 3 (Option Block E)

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Code BIOL L3
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

COURSE CONTENT

AS Biology

1.Biological molecules

2.Cells

3.Organisms exchange substances with their environment

4.Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms

A-level Biology

5.Energy transfers in and between organisms

6.Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments

7.Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems

8. The Control of gene expression

Details

COURSE CONTENT

AS Biology

1.Biological molecules

2.Cells

3.Organisms exchange substances with their environment

4.Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms

A-level Biology

5.Energy transfers in and between organisms

6.Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments

7.Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems

8.The control of gene expression

How will it be delivered?

3 examinations at the end of the 2 year course.

The course includes a lot of practical techniques you will learn to master and be examined for in the end of year exams. You also need to complete 12 required practicals to ensure you have covered all these techniques.

Entry requirements

Students will require a minimum of 5 A*-C/9-4 grades at GCSE, including English Language and Maths at grade 6 or above and Science at grade 7.

Your next steps...

Studying Biology could lead to such careers as Doctor, Veterinarian, Nurse, Dentist,  Research scientist, Environment and Ecology, Teaching.

 

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