Biology

A stimulating course which emphasises the way in which biologists work and their contributions to society.
  • Pathway:
  • A Level
  • Exam Board:
  • OCR

What Will I Study?

A stimulating course which emphasises the way in which biologists work and their contributions to society.

You will study:

  • Module 1: Development of practical skills
  • Module 2: Foundations in biology
  • Module 3: Exchange and transport
  • Module 4: Biodiversity, evolution and disease
  • Module 5: Communications, homeostasis and energy
  • Module 6: Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

How Will I Be Assessed?

Paper 1 assesses the content from modules 1, 2, 3 and 5

Paper 2 assesses the content from modules 1, 2, 4 and 6; and Paper 3 assesses the content from modules 1 to 6.

What Could I Do Next?

Many higher education courses are accessible with A Level biology including medicine, dentistry, biomedical science, teaching, marine biology, microbiology, pharmacology, research science and zoology.

Where Can I Get More Information?

Contact Miss S Galloway, Head of Science and Discovery Faculty.

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