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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ALBIOD1LC

Biology, A Level

What will I do on this A Level?

You will study the natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms. This course covers a variety of modules, including foundations in biology, exchange and transport, biodiversity, evolution and disease, and genetics and ecosystems.

You will benefit from access to our recently refurbished and well-equipped laboratories, which include modern apparatus and plenty of reference resources. Over the course of the two years, you will also develop your practical skills such as planning, implementation, analysis and evaluation.

How will I be assessed?

You will sit three written exams in the second year. You will also receive a pass or fail grade for skills developed in practical work.

What could I do after this A Level?

Following this course, you could continue to a university course in medicine or veterinary science, or complete a science-based apprenticeship.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above, including English, and grade 6 or above in core & additional science and maths.

Course Level

Level 3

Category & Subject Area

A Levels Courses for 16 to 18-year-olds

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

What Our Students Say

Naomi Race, A Level - Psychology, sociology and English


Naomi Race

“The college has opened up a load of new experiences and enabled me to try new things”

Former school: Broadoak

A Levels: Psychology, sociology and English

What next? Naomi achieved three As and will progress to study English and sociology at Leeds University.

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