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Biology A level at St Dominic's Sixth Form College

Course description

The Science Department is a very large department in the college.  The success rate is excellent and every year a considerable number of students go on to study science degree courses. The students receive a wealth of support to prepare them for science related degree courses, including preparation for BMAT, UKCAT and Olympiad examinations. The department prides itself on offering a great deal of support to students outside of lesson time.

The Science Department is a centre of excellence with outstanding facilities and links to London Universities.

Course content

OCR Biology A level content is split into six teaching modules:

  • Modules 1 to 4 constitute the stand-alone AS Level qualification;
  • Modules 1 to 6, combined with the Practical Endorsement, constitute the full A level.

The modules can be summarised as:

  • Module 1: Development of practical skills.
  • Module 2: Foundations in biology 
  • Module 3: Exchange and Transport.
  • Module 4: Biodiversity, evolution and disease.
  • Module 5: Communication, homeostasis and energy.
  • Module 6: Genetics, evolution and ecosystems.

Entry requirements

7 GCSEs at C or above, including Englsh Language, and

B in mathematics and BB in science double

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Dominic's Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 18 October 2016
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