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AS/A2 Levels: Biology at Hind Leys College (Iveshead School)

Course description

A Level Biology builds on the concepts and skills developed in the GCSE.  The course gives students the knowledge and skills to make connections and associations with all living things.  Biology, like many of the sciences, is a practical subject and throughout the course students will carry out a range of practical activities. This course is suitable for students who wish to pursue careers in  medicine, nature, pharmacology, veterinary science, teaching, dentistry and many others.

Entry requirements

Minimum of grade 4 in English and grade 5 in Maths and 3 other A*-C GCSEs. B grades in Biology or Additional Science.

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as Sports, Chemistry, Maths, Physics etc. to prepare for higher education.
With further training, you could go into a job related to Biology such as Medicine, Chemist, Sports Physiotherapy, Veterinary, and Agricultural & Environmental Science. etc.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask for Mr Chisholm or Mr Trenchard.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 December 2016
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    • Hind Leys College shares campus with Shepshed High School, St Botolphs C of E Primary School, Hind Leys Pre-School, The Oak Treehouse Nursery and Shepshed Toy Library.

      Shepshed Campus is only a short distance off Leicester Road from the A512, off Junction 23 of the M1.  The nearest train station is Loughborough.

      Bus links include Arriva bus nos. 126 and 127,  Paul Winson nos. 4 and 129, connecting Shepshed to Leicester, Loughborough, Coalville and Ashby de la Zouch.  

      Students attending Hind Leys College from the catchment areas and neighbouring villages are bussed to college through the Leicestershire County Council school transport provision.