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Biology AS Level at Barnet and Southgate College

Course description

A student who wishes to study full-time to progress to university courses having recently achieved a range of GCSE qualifications.

Course content

AS Biology specification - 8B101 Biology Examining Board - EDEXCEL Unit 1 - Lifestyle, Transport, Genes and Health Unit 2 - Development, Plants and the Environment * In addition tutorial will be added.

Entry requirements

GCSE grades A*-C in at least six academic subjects in one sitting including a grade B in Additional Science or Biology. B grade in GCSE English or Maths.


Assessment will be through: * examination * coursework according to the specification of the awarding examination board for each subject.

Financial information

Yes, students are required to buy one or more textbooks which will be recommended at the start of term. Students will need a calculator and it is recommended that they buy a laboratory coat for practical work.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you may progress to Year 2 of the A Level programme to take A2 subjects according to the subjects and grades that you have achieved.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barnet and Southgate College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2016