Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Biology
Code 60146254
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Biology is the natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure,function, growth, origin, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. Course content includes; Biological Molecules, Cells, Organisms exchange substances, Genetic information, variation, Energy transfers in and between organisms, Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments, Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems, The control of gene expression

How will it be delivered?

Three written Exams; Paper 1 - 35% of A Level, Paper 2 - 35% of A Level, Paper 3 - 30% of A Level

Entry requirements

5 or more standard GCSE passes or higher (grade 4 or higher) including GCSE Maths and either English Language or English Literature at a grade 4 or above. Achieve two grade 6s or higher in combined GCSE Science or a grade 6 or higher in GCSE Biology.

Your next steps...

Biology is a great choice of subject for people who want a career in health and clinical professions, such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, physiotherapy, pharmacy, optometry, nursing, zoology, marine biology or forensic science. Students could also use it for careers in research or in industry.