All about our Biology A-Level course:

A taste...

This course will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills to make connections and associations with all living things around you. Being such a broad topic, you're bound to find a specific area of interest. It also opens the door to a fantastic range of interesting careers in bioscience.

The details

Biology is the study of how living processes work to enable organisms to function and continue, and if that’s not important, what is? Distinctive modules include: - Biological molecules and cells - Genetics - Energy transfers between organisms - Organisms responses to changes in their environment - Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems - The control of gene expression

How is this course assessed?

This course is assessed through external examinations at the end of the second year.

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What about careers?

Studying Biology can lead to either academic progression or employment progression. You can study medicine, health care or a science related field at University. Future careers could include: Biomedical Research Scientist, Biotechnologist, Dentist, Doctor, Marine Biologist, Midwife, Nurse, Veterinarian and many more!

Which other courses does this combine well with?

Chemistry, Geography, Maths, Physics and Psychology,


Career Prospects