Biology is the study of the mechanisms that underpin all living organisms. It covers the rapidly changing fields of genetics and biotechnology.
At a glance: Biology A Level
Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in Mathematics and either Double 6 in Science or Grade 6 in Biology.
Teacher to contact: Mr Nathan Davis
Is this the course for you? Are you interested in: The human body? How science contributes to modern society? Disease risk factors? Medical developments? Our impact on the environment?
Progression: If Biology is taken to A Level it can lead to careers in Environmental Sciences, Medical, Paramedical and Veterinary Sciences, Biotechnology industries and a wide range of other careers where biologists' numeracy, literacy and problem solving skills are high valued.
Teaching Methods: Lectures, practicals, group work, research activities, visits and visiting speakers.
Exam Board: OCR