Biology and Human Biology at Park Hall Academy
Additional requirements: Grade B at GCSE Science.
What is Biology?
Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, distribution and taxonomy. Biology is an exciting, challenging subject with the potential for significant personal and financial rewards.
AS Level: Cells, exchange & transport; Molecules, biodiversity, food & health; Practical skills in Biology i.e Internally assessed practical tasks.
A2 Level: Communication, homeostats & energy; Control, genomes & environment
5 A* to C grades in GCSE examined subjects. Additional requirement Grade B at GCSE Science
Possible Career Links
Pharmaceutical Industries, Central & Local Government, Research Biologists, Teaching, Doctor, Dentist, Nurse, Midwife, Pharmacist, Vet, Veterinary Nurse, Health Care, Economics, Marine Biologist, Conservation, Publishing, Business & Industry, Food Scientist, Forensic Scientist.
Whay skills will I gain from studying Biology?
Whilst studying Biology A level students gain an excellent range of diverse transferable skills. These include problem solving, numeracy, analysis, teamworking, laboratory skills, observation and data handling.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Park Hall Academy directly.