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Description

  • Type

    Vocational qualification

  • Duration

    1 Year

The course provides the basic body of biological knowledge, and promotes an awareness/appreciation of the development and significance of Biology in personal, social, environmental, economic and technological contexts. This will enable an appreciation of the importance of experimental and investigatory work in the study of Biology.

About this course

Normally students 16 - 19 years of age will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C with a minimum of Grade C in Biology or CC in Double Award Science higher tier, a grade C or above in Maths and English are also desirable. Entry for mature students without formal qualifications is at the discretion of the Faculty.

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Course programme

Awarding Body

Welsh Joint Education Committee

Course Content

The course provides the basic body of biological knowledge, and promotes an awareness/appreciation of the development and significance of Biology in personal, social, environmental, economic and technological contexts. This will enable an appreciation of the importance of experimental and investigatory work in the study of Biology.

Course Features

Encourages a life-long interest in living organisms and respect for all forms of life.

Practical work in all units

Colour coded booklets which include past paper questions for revision, available for all units

Tests and revision exercises provided for all topics in each unit.
Career Prospects and Progression

A Levels provide an excellent basis for progression to Higher level qualifications such as degrees or Higher National Diplomas. Biology can provide a range of skills which are useful in a variety of careers including, Laboratory Work, Field Work, Plant Breeding, Conservation Work, Environmental Health, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Working with Animals, Health Care and many more.

Modules
Method of Assessment

AS Level Two written tests 2 x 1hr 30min and a practical assessment 3hrs 45 mins A2 Level Two written tests 1hr 40min and 2hrs, and a practical assignment 4 hours
Course Length

AS - 1 Year Full A Level - 2 Years

Time of Delivery

Daytime

Campus

Graig Campus

Bilingual Provision

Students can use Welsh with their tutor

Entry Requirements

Normally students 16 - 19 years of age will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C with a minimum of Grade C in Biology or CC in Double Award Science higher tier, a grade C or above in Maths and English are also desirable. Entry for mature students without formal qualifications is at the discretion of the Faculty.

Full-time or Part-time

Full Time and Part Time

Part Time Biology - AS

Price on request