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Biology AS & A Level at John Leggott Sixth Form College

Course description

Unit 1 - Biological molecules

Unit 2 - Cells

Unit 3 - Organisms exchange materials with their environment 

Unit 4 - Genetic information, variation and relationships with organisms

Unit 5 - Energy transfers in and between organisms 

Unit 6 - Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments 

Unit 7 - Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems

Unit 8 - The control of gene expression 


(AS-Level: Units 1 to 4     A-Level: All Units above

Entry requirements

GCSE Core and Additional Science at grade B or above or GCSE Biology at grade B or above. GCSE Maths and English at grade B or above is preferred. GCSE average 6.0 or above (B grade average)


100% exams

Future opportunities

Many students go on to study degrees in subjects including biology, medicine and pharmacy while others seek health-related careers such as nursing, laboratory work and other scientific work.

Further information

Specialist support is available if you hope to progress into medicine, veterinary science or dentistry with the Virtual Medicine for Aspiring Medics, Vet Society and Dentistry Society enrichment activities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Leggott Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 22 September 2016

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