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Biology at Island Innovation VI Form Campus

Course description

There are 2 pathways through this


A concept-led approach that begins with

a study of laws, theories and models of

biology and finishes with an exploration

of their practical applications.

A context-led approach that begins

with consideration of an application

that draws on many different areas

of biology and then moves on to the

biological concepts underlying this


Both approaches enable the use

of motivating, up to date and

contemporary contexts and we can

deliver a “mix and match” of both

approaches to cater for all students’

learning needs.

Course content

AS units include: Cells exchange and transport, molecules, biodiversity, food and health and practical skills in biology1.

A2 units include: Communication, homeostasis and energy, control, genomes and environment, and practical skills in biology 2.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C at GCSE to include;

B grade in Biology at GCSE

(if triple science) BB in Double science.

C grade in Mathematics.

B grade in English.

Future opportunities

Careers in medicine, nursing, pharmacy,

pharmaceuticals, physiotherapy,

occupational therapy, oceanography,

forestry ecology, forensic science and

environmental science are open to

students with human biology A Level.

The skills gained in Human Biology will

also be valuable in further education and


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Island Innovation VI Form Campus directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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