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A2 Biology at Phoenix Academy

Course description

The course aims to encourage students to: Gain essential knowledge and understanding of the concepts of Biology Develop in the students a sense of wonder at the scale and impact of natural processes and phenomena Enable students to recognise and value the moral, ethical and social implications of some of the applications of biology and technology. Syllabus OCR Biology (2010) The course is modular and will consist of three units: A2 Unit F214: Communication, Homeostasis and Energy A2 Unit F215: Control, Genomes and Environment A2 Unit F216: Practical skills in Biology 2

Entry requirements

There is no specialist requirement beyond the standard entry requirements.

Future opportunities

Students wishing to pursue degree courses in Sciences can choose Biology along with Chemistry and Physics. Students who study Chemistry will find that it enhances their understanding of many of the concepts covered in the Biology course. A Level Biology is a desirable qualifications for areas in Medicine, Pharmacy and various fields of Research and Paramedical professions such as Physiotherapy, Midwifery and Radiography. In addition, it could provide openings in Publishing, Scientific Journalism or Medical Secretarial work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Phoenix Academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year