A2 Biology

A Level

In Liverpool

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Description

  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    Liverpool

  • Duration

    35 Weeks

Description

This course will provide an understanding of biological principles and will develop a scientific approach to problem solving and to develop practical skills. The subject will encourage an understanding of biological applications and provide scientific training for possible employment or as a foundation for courses in Higher Education.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Liverpool (Merseyside)
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Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 7EW

Starts

On request

To take into account

In order to qualify for this course, students must have; *Five GCSE's at grade C or above (including two science subjects or science double award at two grade B's). *Mature students will be considered on an individual basis according to their qualifications and past experience.

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Course programme



Biology - AS/A2
What will I study?
This course will provide an understanding of biological principles and will develop a scientific approach to problem solving and to develop practical skills. The subject will encourage an understanding of biological applications and provide scientific training for possible employment or as a foundation for courses in Higher Education.

How can I progress?
*Progression to A2 is dependent on passing AS. *Students can also progress further to Higher Education

What will I need to qualify for this course?
In order to qualify for this course, students must have; *Five GCSE's at grade C or above (including two science subjects or science double award at two grade B's). *Mature students will be considered on an individual basis according to their qualifications and past experience.

Course Structure
Whilst studying towards this qualification the following modules will be covered; AS *Biology and disease BIOL1, *The variety of living organisms BIOL2, *Investigative and practical skills in AS Biology BIOL3. A2 *Populations and environment BIOL4, *Control in cells and in organisms BIOL5, *Investigative and practical skills in A2 Biology BIOL6, *How Science Works, *Guidance on Centre Assessment, *Mathematical Requirements. *Coursework is an essential component of both AS and A2 and is based on planning, implementing, analysing and evaluating a practical investigation.

Course Duration
AS - 35 weekA2 - 35 weeksA2 - 35 weeks

Qualification Level
Level 3

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A2 Biology

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