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Biology A Level at Lytham Sixth Form College

Course description

A Biology A level can lead to a variety of careers, among them medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, nursing, forensic science, biochemistry, genetics, marine biology, horticulture and zoology. Through a variety of learning styles (group discussions, presentations, role plays, research and practical laboratory work) you will develop knowledge and skills across this fascinating branch of science. Our two-year programme features the following units: Biology and Disease; The Variety of Living Organisms; Investigative and Practical Skills; Populations and Environment; Control on Cells and in Organisms. Degree level study is a popular progression route for students, leading to one of the career areas highlighted above.

Entry requirements

In order to study this A level programme students must gain 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C or an equivalent full Level 2 qualification, including English Language, Maths and Biology or Dual Science at grade B or Merit.


A Levels are assessed by a mixture of coursework and exams.

Financial information

You could be eligible for a 16-19 bursary to help with education-related costs.

Further information

When filling in your application, we would be grateful if you would supply all the information we ask for as clearly as possible.Remember to include:- your full name, address and a contact number- the full name of the course/qualifications you’re applying for- the qualifications you have and/or are currently studying, including your predicted grades or grades already achievedYou will be invited for an interview, which is an informal opportunity to discuss your chosen course.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 September 2015
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