GCSE Human Physiology and Health

In Cambridge

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  • Typology

    GCSE

  • Location

    Cambridge

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

GCSE. The course builds on the biology studied up to year 11, but also contains a substantial amount of new material. It is both for one-year GCSE students and AS/A2 students still seeking a GCSE science qualification. There will be a wide variety of AS/A2 teaching and learning activities, including practical experiements. Numeracy skills will be required, such as the ability to plot

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Cambridge (Cambridgeshire )
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Long Road, CB2 8PX

Starts

On request

To take into account

: Four Grade Ds at GCSE .

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Course programme


Human Physiology and Health (GCSE)
GCSE

The course builds on the biology studied up to year 11, but also contains a substantial amount of new material. It is both for one-year GCSE students and AS/A2 students still seeking a GCSE science qualification. There will be a wide variety of AS/A2 teaching and learning activities, including practical experiements. Numeracy skills will be required, such as the ability to plot and interpret graphs. The course will not only give you a chance to expand and reinforce your biological knowlege and understanding, but will also improve your skills in areas such as data analysis, research and writing in a clear, scientific style.

You will study:

l the dependence of humans on other organisms: food chains/webs, pyramids of energy and biomass, recycling;

l hygiene and health: diet, drug abuse, smoking and disease, food preservation, clean water supply, sewage and refuse disposal;

l the impact of rapid human population increase and pollution on the environment.

Assessment

This course is assessed mainly by examination, but there is some coursework.
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