Biology at Uplands Community College School Sixth Form
This course gives students the opportunity to study Biology with reference to the fundamental principles and concepts that underpin the subject. The course is designed to deepen students’ knowledge and understanding of all variables that determine the abundance of life forms.
Students studying Biology often study one or more of Chemistry, Mathematics and English.
You will study aspects of Cytology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Human Biology and Ecology.
Lessons are varied with teacher-led activities, group work, research opportunities and practical work.
5 A* - C grades at GCSE. Students are required to have grade A in Core Science and at least grade B overall. In addition, grade B in both English and Mathematics is advised, as Biology assessments require extended writing and manipulation of data.
Students who have recently studied Biology at Uplands have gone on to study Medicine, Patent Law, Physiotherapy, Biochemistry and Sports Science. Many students have progressed to do postgraduate studies, or work in various fields including the City, Medical Services, Pharmaceutical Research and Government Scientific Establishments.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Uplands Community College School Sixth Form directly.