AS/A2 Biology

A Level

In Preston

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Description

  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    Preston

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

Why should I study Biology at Cardinal Newman College? Studying Biology at Cardinal Newman College will give you the expertise and knowledge to understand the world today and to make a difference to tomorrow. Biology is such a diverse subject that biologists often have to specialise; doctors, dentists, vets, pharmacists and physiotherapists are all biologists specialising in their own.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Preston (Lancashire)
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Larkhill Road, PR1 4HD

Starts

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Course programme

Why should I study Biology at Cardinal Newman College?
Studying Biology at Cardinal Newman College will give you the expertise and knowledge to understand the world today and to make a difference to tomorrow. Biology is such a diverse subject that biologists often have to specialise; doctors, dentists, vets, pharmacists and physiotherapists are all biologists specialising in their own particular area of interest.

What exactly will I study?
Units studied in the first year are:

· Cells

· Exchange and Transport Molecules

· Food and Health

Units studied in the second year are:

· Communication

· Homeostasis and Energy Control

· Genomes and Environment

Your practical skills will be assessed using set experiments carried out during lessons.

Will I enjoy this course?
Biology continues to be one of the most popular courses at Cardinal Newman. If you have enjoyed Biology at GCSE then it is likely that you will enjoy the A Level course.
Progression
Biology is a subject which can be studied in its own right at university. It is often an essential subject to study for those intending to follow medicine based careers such as physiotherapy, radiography, optometry, neuroscience, pharmacy, podiatry, nursing, dietetics, medicine, dentistry, food production and many more. The areas of opportunity are not limited to these however, and many of our students have progressed to degrees in Sport Science, Ecology, Microbiology, Marine Biology, Forensic Science, Biotechnology and Conservation.

Biology is a useful A Level to have when applying for either a higher education place or for employment as it includes such a wide range of skills and knowledge.

AS/A2 Biology

Price on request