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Biology A Level at Imberhorne School

Course description

Biology is a challenging, rewarding course that helps students develop skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career. It offers students freedom, creativity and opportunity for independent progression from GCSE. This specification allows all students to show what they can do, as well as being suitable for those looking to be stretched.

Course content

Topics covered include: Cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, genetics and ecology.

Entry requirements

To study this subject you will need a minimum of five GCSE subjects at Grade A*‐C. We ask that you have achieved at least B grades in core and additional science at GCSE. If you studied triple science at least a B grade in GCSE Biology should be achieved. You should also have grade B or above in Maths to help with the data handling and problem solving parts of the course.

Future opportunities

Students who study Biology may go on to a Biology-related degree course. Many of our students enter higher education in the following fields: Medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, healthcare, biomedicine, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology, physiology, ecology and conservation.

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years