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Biology A level at Wolsingham School

Course description

Have you ever wondered how medicines work? Are you keen on practical work, a problem solver or thinking of becoming a doctor, nurse or vet? Are you interested in the environment and the world around you? Biology is the subject for you if answered `yes` to these questions.

To be successful in Biology you should be able to apply your knowledge to solve problems in a range of contexts.  It is an academically challenging course which requires good mathematical and analytical skills.

Biology opens up a many careers including medicine, dentistry, biological research, environmental science, forensic science, sports science and science communication.  You will develop several transferable skills such as investigative problem solving, research and decision making.

Course content

Module 1 – Development of practical skills in biology.
Module 2 – Foundations in biology
Module 3 – Exchange and transport
Module 4 – Biodiversity, evolution and disease
Module 5 – Communication, homeostasis and energy
Module 6 – Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 September 2016

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