What do I learn?
You will study scientific theory and conduct practical work. You will learn how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how science contributes to the success of the economy and society.
Your study will include the following biological topics:
• unit 1: Cells exchange and transport
• unit 2: Molecules, biodiversity, food and health
• unit 3: Practical skills in biology
• unit 4: Communication, homeostasis and energy
• unit 5: Control genomes and environment
• unit 6: Practical skills in biology two.
Your study will be a combination of practical and theoretical work. You will be taught by our experienced staff in fully equipped classrooms. Part of your study will involve a live dissection.
What do I gain?
Your Biology AS level can be a stand-alone qualification or lead on to A2 study. You will have your own specialist personal tutor who you will meet individually or as part of a tutorial and they will help you set review and achieve your targets.
There is an extensive programme of support to help you make higher education decisions and moving on to university. The vast majority of A level students progress successfully to higher education.
There is an extensive programme of enrichment opportunities on offer and you will be encouraged to select from a range including volunteering, work experience, sport and performing. For those of you considering a career in healthcare we arrange for visiting speakers from healthcare professions to come and speak to students.
What do I need?
Six GCSEs grades A*- C, including a minimum grade B in biology/additional science or maths and a grade C in English Language. A minimum of a D grade at AS allows you to progress onto your second year of study.
What do I gain?
This course can lead to future study in the areas of Veterinary and Medical Studies Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences General Biological Plant Animal and Environmental Sciences.
What else do I need to know?
The fee for international students for the 2016 entrance is £12,950 per year. Scholarships of up to £6,250 are available, for more information on International entries contact firstname.lastname@example.org.