Biology is central to many contemporary scientific issues including the environment, genetic engineering, stem cell research, bio-fuels and sustainability of the human food chain.
During the course you will study all aspects of the science of life and living things.
If you have a keen interest in science, are prepared to work hard and would like to find out more about Biology then this is the course for you.
You will study a range of areas, including:
- Biological Molecules
- Cell Division
- The Environment
The work involves a mixture of class teaching, research, group work and practical lab work which may be assessed as part of your external exams.
In addition to the minimum A Level requirements - 4 GCSEs at Grade 5, plus English Language at Grade 4 - you will need a Grade 6 or above in GCSE Mathematics and a Grade 6 or above in Biology or Combined Science. If you are not studying Maths or Chemistry you will need to study Core Maths.