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Biology AS Level at Gordano School

Course description

Biology is the study of life and living things and is an enormous rapidly developing subject involving many allied disciplines such as Chemistry, Geology and Psychology.


The assessment for this course is entirely examined. There are 2 papers, each worth 50%. (Module 1-4)

Future opportunities

You will need A-level Biology to study Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Science, Physiotherapy or Nursing. The range of skills can lead to many options as diverse as oceanography, archaeology, agriculture and brewing. A degree in Biology would also give you access to a range of Post-Graduate training in a range of sectors as the transferable skills, including observation and data handling, are highly regarded.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gordano School directly.

Last updated date: 20 January 2017

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