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Biology at Sir William Robertson Academy

Course description

The world today offers many challenges to a Biologist. Students looking to study Biology at A Level should be naturally inquisitive about the human body, the natural world and the myriad of organisms that populate our diverse planet. The course places significant emphasis on the way in which scientists work, and the subsequent contributions their acquisition of knowledge can make to modern society.

It will give students the opportunity to study:

  • Biology and Disease (AS Level)
  • Variety of Living Organisms (AS Level)
  • Populations in the Environment (A2 Level)
  • Control in Cells and in Organisms (A2 Level)
  • Practical and Investigative Skills (AS and A2 Level)

  • Entry requirements

    The minimum entry requirement to get on a full AdvancedLevel programme at Sir William Robertson Sixth Form is 5GCSE grades at A*-C including English and Maths.

    We would also normally expect you to have at least a grade C at GCSE, where taken, in the subject or course you wishto take at Advanced Level.

    Where the GCSE has not been taken, the Core and/or a related GCSE will be used todetermine suitability.

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir William Robertson Academy directly.

    Last updated date: 20 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years

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