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Biology A Level at Hammersmith Academy

Course description

Biology is one of the most challenging and rewarding A Level courses. Continual developments in genetics, cellular and molecular biology make this an exciting field of study. Biology is always in the headlines. A popular A level subject it attracts students that study a wide range of other subjects.

Biology provides students with solid foundation knowledge and understanding of key biological processes. Starting at the cellular level, students will study the components of cells as well as their role in respiration, protein production, enzyme action and DNA replication. Some key systems are also studied in detail including the respiratory and circulatory systems of a number of different organisms. In addition, students also study the hierarchical relationships between organisms, how they are related and their mating behaviour.

Students who enjoy the subject can eventually choose a biologically related degree course and others go on to careers in law, computing, accounting or teaching. Whatever field you will eventually work in, you will find this course will help you to develop many of the skills essential for a successful career.

Entry requirements

Eight or more GCSEs at grades A* - C including a minimum grade B in GCSE Biology or A in GCSE Additional Science, grade B in GCSE Mathematics, and grade B in GCSE English.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 April 2017
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