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Biology - AS at Wallington County Grammar School

Course description

AS Biology builds upon the content and skills in GCSE Biology and Science (Double Award). Students will be assessed in three units at AS level. The first two units are content-based and assessed by examination, whilst the third unit is a centre-assessed unit comprising a Practical Skills Assessment (PSA) and an Investigative Skills Assignment (ISA).

Entry requirements

Students are expected to have achieved at least a GCSE grade A in Biology or AA in Science (Double Award).

Future opportunities

Career options include medicine, dentistry, veterinary science and marine biology.Biology can lead to the opportunity to read a wide variety of subjects at university, either focused primarily on biological concepts or in conjunction with content from Chemistry. It is required, along with Chemistry, for the study of Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wallington County Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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